Empire West Side Irrigation District Transfer of SWP Table A Contract Amount from Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District

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Summary

SCH Number
2023090554
Lead Agency
Empire West Side Irrigation District (EWSID)
Document Title
Empire West Side Irrigation District Transfer of SWP Table A Contract Amount from Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Agricultural
Document Description
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.

Contact Information

Name
Scott Sills
Agency Name
EWSID
Job Title
General Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Hanford
Counties
Kings
Regions
Countywide
Zip
93266

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
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 Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, District 24, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Development Types
Other (Agricultural)
Local Actions
Proposed Negative Declaration
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Final Document(s) [Approved_Certified draft environmental documents]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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