Conveyance of up to 150,000 acre-feet of Westlands Water District's (WWD) and San Luis Water District's (SLWD) water currently stored

Summary

SCH Number
2010118222
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of up to 150,000 acre-feet of Westlands Water District's (WWD) and San Luis Water District's (SLWD) water currently stored
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will deliver up to 150,000 acre-feet of WWD's and SLWD's water currently stored in the federal share of San Luis Reservoir to MWD's turnouts before February 28, 2011. In exchange, MWD will return two-thirds of the total amount of water delivered to MWD, up to 100,000 acre-feet, to WWD and SLWD by the end of September 2011. The return water will be from MWD's approved 2011 Table A water. The proposed exchange will occur at O'Neil Forbay. The proposed project is included under a petition for change in place of use pursuant to Water Code 1725 et.seq.

Contact Information
Gwen Knittweis
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 653-9593

Location

Counties
San Diego San Bernardino Riverside Los Angeles Kings

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CA Water Code 1729; 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is exempt from CEQA under CA Water Code 1729.
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