Westlands Water District 2022 Temporary Water Transfer from North Yuba Water District


SCH Number
Public Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Westlands Water District 2022 Temporary Water Transfer from North Yuba Water District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is the transfer of up to 15,000 AF to Westlands Water District (WWD) from North Yuba Water District (NYWD) post-1914 water licensed by the State Water Resources Control Board Permit No. 11518 from NYWD via the release of stored water from Little Grass Valley Reservoir and Sly Creek Reservoir to the Feather River during the fall of 2022, with subsequent pumping, conveyance, and storage pursuant to a Warren Act Contract with United States Bureau of Reclamation.

Contact Information

Russ Freeman
Agency Name
Westlands Water District
Job Title
Deputy General Manager Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Fresno, Kings
Other Location Info
Westlands Boundary within Fresno and Kings County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
State Code Number; § 15282 (u)
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt under CEQA guideline section 15282(u) as temporary changes in the point of diversion, place of use, of purpose of use due to a transfer or exchange of water or water rights as set forth in Section 1729 of the Water Code.
County Clerks
Fresno, Kings


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