Central Coast Water Authority and Irvine Ranch Water District 2017 Short Term Water Exchange Program

Summary

SCH Number
2017018371
Lead Agency
Central Coast Water Authority
Document Title
Central Coast Water Authority and Irvine Ranch Water District 2017 Short Term Water Exchange Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/26/2017

Document Description
The CCWA and IRWD 2017 Short Term Exchange Program (Exchange) will provide for IRWD to store a portion of CCWA's unused SWP Table A water or schedulable Article 21 water in the Water Bank (Exchange Water) for the benefit of both agencies. Within the first year of the execution of the Exchange Program Agreement, CCWA may deliver up to 10,000 acre-feet of Exchange Water to the Water Bank at the IRWD point of delivery which will be the Strand Ranch and/or Stockdale West Turnouts on the Cross Valley Canal, other Rosedale diversion locations as specified by Rosedale, or thereabouts, or as directed by MWDSC. By the end of the fitfth full calendar year after CCWA delivers Exchange Water to the Water Bank, IRWD will remit water in return equal to one-half of the Exchange Water placed into storage less applicable losses (Return Water) by either (i) an exchange of banked water for SWP water or other water already in the California Aquaduct, or (II) recovery of water from the Water Bank wells with subsequent delivery through the Cross Valley Canal to the California Aqueduct.

Contact Information
Ray Stokes
Central Coast Water Authority
255 Industrial Way
Buellton, CA 93427

Phone : (805) 688-2292

Location

Counties
Kern Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The water exchanged will be delivered to existing facilities.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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