Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

Lower Tule
Formation Date: January 1950
Location: 357 E OLIVE AVE, TIPTON CALIFORNIA , 93272
Total Acres: 102,226
Irrigated Acres: 85,000
Assessment: Based on Bureau of Reclamation Land Classification Average assessment is $35.00 per acre.
Due in two installments: December 20 and June 20.
Board of Directors: Five Person Board – elected by division within the District. Board terms are 4 years with elections held on even years.
Meeting Date: Second Tuesday of the Month
Water Supply: Friant-Kern Canal 61,200 acre-feet Class 1
Contract No: I175R-2771RFriant-Kern Canal 238,000 acre-feet Class 2
Contract No: I75R-2271RCross Valley Canal 31,200 acre-feet
Contract No: 14-06-200-8237BTule River water stored behind Success Dam- average yield 40,000 acre-feet
Water Cost: Variable depending on water supply

Historical Reference:

1991 $30 1992 $35 – $40 1993 $25 – $35
1994 $38 1995 $25 1996 $25
1997 $25 1998 $25 1999 $20 – $30
2000 $25 – $35 2001 $35 2002 $35
2003 $35 2004 $35 – $45 2005 $40 – $35
2006 $40 – $55 2007 $65 2008 $65
2009 $50 – $75 2010 $45 – $65 2011 $25 – $55
2012 $55 – $70 2013 $85 2014 no water
2015 no water 2016 $25 – $80 2017 $25 – $60 – $80
Additional Water Costs: The District is a conjunctive use District percolating water into the underground aquifers. In recent years, the District has had additional assessments to cover the rising cost of that groundwater recharge. The amount of the additional assessments is highly variable depending on the water year.

1995 $35 per acre                      1996 $5 per acre

 

Crops: Primarily row crops, cotton, corn and hay with approximately 30,000 acres of permanent plantings.
Organizations: Deer Creek and Tule River Authority
Poplar Ditch Company
Pioneer Water Company
Tule River Association
Riparianists Association
Association of California Water Agencies – ACWA
ACWA Joint Powers Insurance Authority
ACWA Utility Services Agency
Friant Water Users Authority
Mid Valley Canal Authority
Central Valley Project Water Association
Tule River Improvement Authority
Cross Valley Canal Participants
Family Farm Alliance
Farm Water Coalition
Environmental Response Team
National Water Resources Assoc.
California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)
Pixley
Formation Date: April 7, 1958
Location: 357 E OLIVE AVE, TIPTON CALIFORNIA , 93272
Total Acres: 68,642
Irrigated Acres: 48,956
Assessment: Based on Bureau of Reclamation Land Classification Average assessment is $14.00 per acre.
Due in two installments: December 20 and June 20.
Board of Directors: Five Person Board – elected by division within the District. Board terms are 4 years with elections held on even years.
Meeting Date: First Thursday after the First Sunday
Water Supply: Cross Valley Canal 31,200 acre-feet
Contract No: 14-06-200-8237B
Water Cost: Variable depending on water supply

Historical Reference:

1993 $30 1994 $35 1995 $30
1996 $30 1997 $30 1998 $30
1999 $30 2000 $35 2001 $35
2002 $38 2003 $38 2004 $45
2005 $40 – $45 2006 $40 – $45 2007 $75
2008 $80 2009 $50-$75-$50 2010 $45 – $65
2011 $25 – $65 2012 no water 2013 $125
2014 no water 2015 no water 2016 $150
2017 $25 -$40 – $120
Crops: Primarily row crops, cotton, corn and hay with approximately 30,000 acres of permanent plantings.
Organizations: Deer Creek and Tule River Authority
Association of California Water Agencies – ACWA
ACWA Joint Powers Insurance Authority
ACWA Utility Services Agency
Friant Water Users Authority
Cross Valley Canal Participants
Family Farm Alliance
Farm Water Coalition
National Water Resources Assoc.
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