Palmale Regional Groundwater Recharge and Recovery Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015061054
Lead Agency
Palmdale Water District
Document Title
Palmale Regional Groundwater Recharge and Recovery Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received
Present Land Use
vacant land/Planned Industrial (M-4) / Industrial

Document Description
The Palmdale Water District plans to develop groundwater banking programs with new spreading grounds to recharge imported water and potentially recycled water, as well as recovery facilities to help meet future water demands and improve reliability. The proposed project would deliver raw imported water from the East Branch of the California Aqueduct (State Water Project [SWP] water) to a new recharge basin located in the City of Palmdale. For the magnitude of recharge proposed under the project, SWP water would need to be recharged nearly year round. Recycled water produced locally also may be included in the recharge (compliant with applicable regulations); this source is anticipated to be available at an approximately constant rate year-round. The recharge capacity of the project is projected to be approximately 50,000 to 52,000 acre-feet per year (AF/yr).

Contact Information
Matthew Knudson
Palmdale Water District
2029 East Avenue Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

Phone : 805 947-4111 x1018

Location

Cities
Palmdale
Counties
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
various
Zip
93550
Total Acres
160+
Parcel #
various
State Highways
Hwy 138
Railways
SPRR
Airports
Palmdale Regional
Schools
Littlerock HS, Gibson ES
Waterways
Little Rock Wash, Rock Creek, California Aqueduct
Township
7N
Range
10W
Section
33
Base
SBB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (groundwater recharge and recovery)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: recharge project
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 7 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Central Valley Flood Protection Board Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 6 (Victorville) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Water Resources
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