In District Groundwater Recharge Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District
Document Title
In District Groundwater Recharge Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Sites in unincorporated Kern are fallow and designated Map Code 8.1 (Intensive Agriculture), Land in the City of Delano is developed as stormwater basin and designated for Community Facilities (CF)
Document Description
The proposed project includes the construction of three spreading basins and a recovery well on approximately 126 acres of disturbed land.

Contact Information

Ken Koch
Agency Name
GEI Consultants
Job Title
Sr CEQA Manager
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Connie Andrade
Agency Name
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Citywide, Countywide
Cross Streets
Woollomes and Stradey Ave, and Garces with Driver
Total Acres
Parcel #
APNs 521-090-35, 521-090-13, and 049-150-04
State Highways
SR 99
Delano Municipal Airport
Cesar E. Chavez High School
Friant Kern Canal
25e, 6
Other Location Info
The SSJMUD– City of Delano Recharge Basin and the City of Delano Stormwater and Spreading Basin are located within the City of Delano, approximately 1 mile west of State Route (SR) 99. The Giumarra Recharge Basin is in the unincorporated area of Kern County and borders the Delano city limits; an existing municipal well would serve as a recovery well for the SSJMUD Delano Recharge Basin

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Project consists of three groundwater recharge basins and a well)(Type Recharge Basins, MGD 0.000001)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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