Water Exchane Agreement between Santa Clara Valley Water District and Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (SWPAO #16031)

Summary

SCH Number
2017018294
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Water Exchane Agreement between Santa Clara Valley Water District and Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (SWPAO #16031)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/20/2017

Document Description
Santa Clara is in need of additional water supplies to meet the critical water supply needs. Up to 8,259 acre feet of approved SWP water supplies from Napa will be delivered to Santa Clara via the South Bay Aqueduct (SBA) or to San Luis Reservoir at Turnout 59 by December 31, 2016. Santa Clara will return to Napa up to 4,130 acre-feet from Santa Clara's future SWP water supplies by December 31, 2026. Tis will result in an unbalanced exchange ratio of 2 to 1. The water delivered to Santa Clara and the water returned by Santa Clara to Napa will be accomplished using SWP, Napa and Santa Clara existing facilities.

Contact Information
Geoff Shaw
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1620
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Napa Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed projec is a water management operation using only existing facilities for the exchange of waterr from one SWP contractor to another SWP contractor.

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