Westlands Water District Distribution District No. 2 Temporary Water Transfer to the City of Coalinga


SCH Number
Public Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Westlands Water District Distribution District No. 2 Temporary Water Transfer to the City of Coalinga
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is the temporary transfer of up to 2,000 acre-feet (AF) of water, from Westlands Water District Distribution District No. 2 (DD#2) to the City of Coalinga, for the benefit of a water user. DD#2 will temporarily transfer up to 2,000 AF from its Mercy Springs Water District contract assignment and the water will be made available in the San Luis Reservoir for delivery through existing facilities.

Contact Information

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


Other Location Info
Areas of Fresno County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec 15061(b)(3), 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Westlands Water District has determined that this project is categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because it continues ongoing operations of existing facilities within established parameters without substantial modification (Section 15301 of the CEQA Guidelines); and because it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the water transfer may have a significant effect on the environment, the water transfer is not subject to CEQA (Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines
County Clerk


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