Settlement Agreement Relating to the Diversion of Water from the Santa Ana River System (the "Seven Oaks Accord")


SCH Number
Public Agency
Western Municipal Water District
Document Title
Settlement Agreement Relating to the Diversion of Water from the Santa Ana River System (the "Seven Oaks Accord")
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The San Bernadino Valley Municipal Water District and Western Municipal Water District of Riverside County have filed applications with the State Water Resources Control Board to appropriate water from the Santa Ana River for direct diversion and/or storage. The City of Redlands, East Valley Water District adn Bear Valley Mutual Water Company (among others) have filed protests against the applications alleging infringement of their senior water rights and adverse impacts on the environment. The project is the execution of a settlement agreement, approved by the parties, to resolve the protests without the need for a lengthy and expensive water rights hearing. The execution of the settlement agreement will have no physical impact on the environment.

Contact Information
Robert Reiter
Western Municipal Water District
Lead/Public Agency
450 Alessandro Blvd
Riverside, CA 92508

Phone : (909) 387-9222


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Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Reasons for Exemption
There is no possibility that the activity may have a significant effect on the environment because the project will have no direct environmental effect and is not an implementation step in a comprehensive plan which can ultimately result in physical changes to the environment.

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