NOTICE: of Petition for Long-Term Transfer per Stevinson Water District and East Side Canal & Irrigation Company License 5940

From the State Water Resources Control Board:

On April 14, 2021, Stevinson Water District (SWD) and East Side Canal & Irrigation Company (ESCC) jointly filed a petition for long-term change to water right License 5940 (Application 5724), pursuant to California Water Code section 1735 et seq. With the petition, SWD/ESCC seek authorization to transfer up to 5,000 acre-feet of water annually from Bear Creek to the San Luis Canal Company (SLCC) for irrigation use.  The proposed transfer would add the service area of SLCC as a place of use to License 5940. SWD/ESCC have an existing long-term transfer order that expires on January 1, 2022.  The proposed long-term change would extend that transfer for a period of up to 10 years and end on December 31, 2031.   

SWD/ESCC’s petition for long-term change and related project information can be viewed at: 2021 Notices

Any interested party may file a protest specific to this petition for long-term change. Protest submittal information is available at:   Protest submittal information

Protests filed in response to this notice must be received by 4:30 pm on November 22, 2021.

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Patricia Fernandez
by email at

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