Local Resources Program (LRP) Agreement for the Tapo Canyon Ground Water Treatment Project

Summary

SCH Number
2005048293
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Local Resources Program (LRP) Agreement for the Tapo Canyon Ground Water Treatment Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/22/2005

Document Description
The LRP Agreement is with the Metropolitan, Calleguas Municipal Water District (CMWD) and Ventura County Waterworks District (VCWD) No. 8 to provide financial incentives for the proposed project. The project will desalt brackish groundwater to provide a new potable supply. The project owner, VCWD No. 8, is a water supplier for the city of Simi Valley. The 1,455 acre-foot-per-yera project would increase regional water supply reliability by replacing demand for imported water supplies witin CVWD's service area. The LRP project benefits include strengthening regional water supplies, reduce regional costs for water importation, and deferred capital improvements.

Contact Information
Laura Simonek
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054

Phone : (213) 217-6242

Location

Cities
Simi Valley
Counties
Ventura

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project includes the rehabilitation and replacement of existing equipment where older components are replaced by new components with the same purpose and capacity.
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