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Title:
Delta Lands Reclamation District No. 770 Long-term Warren Act Contract EA
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Summary:
Reclamation proposes to approve a Warren Act contract and license, both to be executed for a 25-year period, to allow the Delta Lands Reclamation District No. 770 (District) to redirect floodwater from the Kings, St. Johns (a tributary of the Kaweah river), and Tule Rivers into the Friant-Kern Canal, which is part of the Central Valley Project. The District needs the Warren Act contract to protect agricultural lands and public improvements in the Tulare Lakebed from floodwaters. The District needs the license to store, operate, and maintain pumping facilities on federal lands owned by Reclamation along the canal. The proposed license would allow the existing infrastructure to remain in place, allow insertion of pumps, and provide equipment maintenance. Since the finalization and approval of the 25-year Warren Act contract and license is not expected to be completed and executed until after the 2012/2013 rainy season, RD770 has requested a one-year license and a one-year Warren Act contract in case damaging floodwater should threaten RD770 pending completion of the long-term actions.

Status:
01/29/2013:
Draft FONSI and EA for Long-term Contract were available for review on January 13, 2012. Comments were due February 13, 2012. Waiting for completion of endangered species consultation.

01/18/2013:
One-year Warren Act Contract and License FONSI signed on January 10, 2013.

Contacts:
Rain Emerson
Phone: 559-487-5196
Fax:

List of Available Reports
 
Report Title
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File with .pdf extension FONSI and EA, Delta Lands Reclamation District No. 770 Warren Act Contract for 2013. .pdf 2,559.76KB 
File with .pdf extension Draft FONSI and EA, Delta Lands Reclamation District No. 770 Long-term Warren Act Contract .pdf 4,482.16KB