Common Landowner Transfer of up to 861 acre-feet of Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency's Aproved 2015 State Water Project Water Supplies to Kern County

Summary

SCH Number
2015108314
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Common Landowner Transfer of up to 861 acre-feet of Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency's Aproved 2015 State Water Project Water Supplies to Kern County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/21/2015

Document Description
The Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency (AVEK) is a State Water Project (SWP) contractor. The proposed project is the transfer by AVEK of up to 861 acre-feet of its approved 2015 water supplies to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) for Tejon Ranch Company, who farms in both Districts. The transfer will be completed in 2015, and is to enable both KCWA and AVEK users to better manage their respective water supplies. No lands will be fallowed as a result of the transfer and no additional groundwater will be pumped. The lands have been actively farmed in the past. The water will be delivered within the SWP Place of Use.

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

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1: 1729 Water Code
Reasons for Exemption
State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for delivery within the SWP place of use.
Download CSV New Search