Exchange of up to 19,000 acre-feet of Castaic Lake Water Agency's (CLWA) approved State Water Project (SWP)

Summary

SCH Number
2011058063
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Exchange of up to 19,000 acre-feet of Castaic Lake Water Agency's (CLWA) approved State Water Project (SWP)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/6/2011

Document Description
To deliver up to 19,000 acre-feet of CLWA's approved SWP water supplies to KCWA in Reach 12E of the California Aqueduct. In exchange, KCWA will return a portion of its future approved SWP water supplies equal to fifty percent of the total amount delivered to KCWA, up to 9,500 acre-feet, to CLWA in Reach 30 of the California Aquaduct. CLWA and RRBWSD agreed to a two-for-one water exchange. Under the proposed water exchange program, for every two acre-feet of CLWA's water delivered to RRBWSD, RRBWSD will return one acre-feet of its portion of KCWA's future approved SWP water supplies. The return of water to CLWA shall be completed by December 31, 2021.

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

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is a water management operation using only existing facilities for the exchange of water from one SWP contractor to another SWP contractor.

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