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Final Environmental Document Released for Storage and Conveyance of Non-CVP Water from Placer County Water Agency to Westlands Water District

Media Contact: Mathew Maucieri, 916-978-5100

For Release: July 22, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation has released a Finding of No Significant Impact for execution of a Warren Act contract for the storage and conveyance of non-Central Valley Project water to facilitate a water transfer from Placer County Water Agency to Westlands Water District.

Reclamation proposes to enter into a one-year Warren Act contract with WWD for the storage and conveyance through federal facilities of up to 35,000 acre-feet of non-CVP water. The proposed action would help alleviate water supply shortages within WWD.

The document is available online at: If you encounter problems accessing the document, please call 916-978-5100 (TTY 800-877-8339) or email

For additional information or to request a copy of the FONSI, please contact Sheri Looper at 916-978-5556 or

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