Approval of an Agreement for Temporary Emergency Delivery of a Portion of the Mexican Treaty Waters of Colorado River to the International Boundary

Summary

SCH Number
2016118188
Lead Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Approval of an Agreement for Temporary Emergency Delivery of a Portion of the Mexican Treaty Waters of Colorado River to the International Boundary
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/15/2016

Document Description
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern Califonria (Metropolitan) has authorized the General Manager to excute an Agreement for Temporary Emergency Delivery of a Portion of the Mexican Treaty Waters of the Colorado River to the International Boundary in the Vicinity of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, and for Operation of Facilities in the United States. At times of capacity or maintenance constraints in Mexico's Colorado River water conveyance system, Metropolitan has diverted small amounts of Mexico's water at Lake Havasu and conveyed it to the San Diego County Water Authority for delivery from Otay Water District to Tijuana.

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

Phone : (213) 217-5787

Location

Cities
Los Angeles Los Angeles, City of
Counties
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed action involves an agreement associated with the leasing, licensing, and operating of existing public water conveyance facilities with negligible or no expansion of use and no possibility of significantly impacting the physical environment.
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