Interim Surplus Guidlines Forebearance Agreement with the United States and the Arizona Department of Water Resources

Summary

SCH Number
2001058485
Public Agency
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
Document Title
Interim Surplus Guidlines Forebearance Agreement with the United States and the Arizona Department of Water Resources
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/23/2001

Document Description
The agreement defines the circumstances where Metropolitan would limit its use of Colorado River water to mitigate the impacts on Arizona of any shortage condition declared by the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) following the use of surplus water by Metropolitan during the interim period that would have been available absent the Interim Surplus Guidlines. Under the Agreement, Arizona would waive a portion of its rights to surplus Colorado River water to permit Metropolitan to divert such water, and waive any claim against Metropolitan for shortages of Colorado River water arising from the release of surplus water. The Secretary would deliver Colorado River water with this Agreement.

Contact Information
Ms. Laura J. Simonek
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054

Phone : (213) 217-6242

Location

Counties
Los Angeles Orange Riverside San Bernardino San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed action consists of the leasing, licensing and operating of existing facilities with no expansion beyond of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. In addition, it will not have a significant effect on the environment.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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