Exchange of up to 17,000 acre-feet of Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District's (Santa Barbara) 2011 SWP

Summary

SCH Number
2011118098
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Exchange of up to 17,000 acre-feet of Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District's (Santa Barbara) 2011 SWP
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/10/2011

Document Description
To deliver up to 18.000 acre-feet of Santa Barbara's 2011 approved SWP water supplies to KCWA in Reaches 12E and 13B of the California Aqueduct. In exchange, KCWA will return a portion of its future approved SWP water supplies equal to two-thirds minus losses of the total amount delivered to KCWA, to Santa Barbara in Reaches 33A through 38 in the Coastal Branch Extension of the California Aqueduct. Under the proposed water exchange program, for every three acre-feet of Santa Barbara's water delivered to the Westside District's, the Westdside Districts will return two acre-feet less up to 10 percent losses of their portion of KCWA's future approved SWP water supplies. The return of water to Santa Barbara shall be completed by December 31, 2021.

Contact Information
Gwen Knittweis Scholl
California Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern Santa Barbara

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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