From the State Water Board:
On May 5, 2021, the Carmichael Water District filed petition for temporary change to transfer up to 1,889 acre-feet of water pursuant to California Water Code section 1725 et seq. The Carmichael Water District seeks authorization to transfer up to 1,889 acre-feet of water to the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the State Water Contractors Dry Year Transfer Program. The transfer water would be made available at two proposed additional points of diversion and a point of rediversion, by groundwater substitution under Carmichael Water District License 1387.
The 30-day comment period per Water Code section 1726 (f) has been reduced to 15 days per the Governor’s Proclamation of a State of Emergency in the Klamath River, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and Tulare Lake Watershed Counties due to drought (Drought Proclamation) dated May 10, 2021. This Drought Proclamation will help expedite processing of water transfers. Comments filed in response to this notice must be received by 4:30 p.m. on June 1, 2021.
- For orders regarding transfers and temporary urgency actions, please go to the Transfers and Temporary Urgency Actions – Orders page.
- For notices of transfers and temporary urgency actions, please go to the Transfers and Temporary Urgency Actions – Notices page.