Exchange of up to 2,500 acre-feet of San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District's State Water Project to Palmdale District

Summary

SCH Number
2014088013
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Exchange of up to 2,500 acre-feet of San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District's State Water Project to Palmdale District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
PWD is in need of additional water supplies due tot he extreme dry hydrologic conditions within their service area. SBVMWD is willing to exchange their SWP carryover supplies based on a 2.25 to 1 unbalanced exchange (up to 5,625 acre-feet). The water delivered to PWD and the return water delivered to SBVMWD will utilize the SWP, PWD and SBVMWD existing facilities.

Contact Information
Geoff Shaw
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 653-9593

Location

Counties
San Bernardino 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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