Coordinated Operating Agreement (COA)

Summary

SCH Number
2015018167
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Coordinated Operating Agreement (COA)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Metropolitan and the San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District (Valley District) will amend an existing Coordinated Operating Agreement (COA) through 2035, for continued cooperative development of opportunities to identify water supply exchanges. The COA will provide mutual benefits involving each agency's distribution system capabilities and improved Metropolitan water supply reliability. In addition, Metroplitan and the Valley District will enter into an exchange agreement for 11,000 acre-feet of water supplies to demonstrate the ability of existing facilities to produce and convey local water supplies.

Contact Information
Wendy Picht
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
P.O. Box 54153
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0153

(213) 217-7256

Location

Cities
San Bernardino
Counties
San Bernardino

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301: 15378(b)(d)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipmen, or topographic features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The proposed project consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.
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