Strategic Water Resources Plan Program

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Palmdale Water District
Document Title
Strategic Water Resources Plan Program
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

Document Description
Note: Extended to end on 12/10/10. Palmdale Water District (PWD) is preparing an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for its proposed Strategic Water Resources Plan (SWRP or proposed project). PWD is the Lead Agency, the agency with primary responsibility for carrying out and/or approving the SWRP. The proposed project would apply to PWD's 47-square mile water district service area, which is located in the Antelope Valley area of Los Angeles County, California. Under the Recommended Strategy, PWD would acquire approximately 25,000 acre-feet per year (AFY) of additional imported supplies by 2020 and 35,000 AFY by 2035, by acquiring new surface water rights through permanent transfers, multi-year leases, and short-term transfers. The Recommended Strategy includes implementation of a local groundwater banking program to be supported by increased imported supplies. The banking program would require new facilities for recharge and recovery, including new spreading facilities, extraction wells, and ASR wells.

Contact Information
Jon Pemula
Palmdale Water District
2029 East Avenue Q
Palmdale, CA 93550



34°3'29"N 118°4'34"W
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
E Ave. S/30th St. E
State Highways
Hwy 14, 138
Palmdale AF Plant NR42
CA Aqueduct; Anaverde Creek; Palmdale Lake

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (basins/wells Type)
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 6 (Victorville) Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Public Health California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 7 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
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