Empire West Side Irrigation District Transfer of SWP Table A Contract Amount from Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
EWSID proposes to accept a permanent transfer of 617 acre-feet (AF) of State Water Project (SWP) Table A Contract amount from TLBWSD. Both EWSID and TLBWSD are agricultural water purveyors with water supply contracts with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for surface water supplies from the SWP. Ceil W Howe III, Erica J Howe, Ceil W Howe Jr., Geraldine M Howe, and Westlake Farms are landowners and have farming operations in TLBWSD, and have requested to permanently transfer the SWP Table A Contract amount associated with their lands in TLBWSD to a landowner and farming operation (Tachi Farms) in EWSID.
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State Reviewing Agency Comments
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Proposed Negative Declaration
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