Single Year Water Transfer (Calendar Year 2017) between Castaic Lake WAter Agency (CLWA) and the San Luis Water District (SLWD)

Summary

SCH Number
2017028145
Lead Agency
Castaic Lake Water Agency
Document Title
Single Year Water Transfer (Calendar Year 2017) between Castaic Lake WAter Agency (CLWA) and the San Luis Water District (SLWD)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
CLWA is proposing a one time transfer of up to 5,940 acre feet of non State Water Project water to SLWD. CLWA is a party to a long-term agreement with Buena Vista Water Storage District and the Rosefale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District for the purchase of up to 11,000 acre feet per year of Kern River water appropriated under BVWSD's pre 1914 water rights to high flows on the Kern River. Up to 5,940 AF of its pre-1914 water is proposed to be transferred to SLWD through existing SWP facilities or via exchange of its 2017 SWP supply.

Contact Information
Dirk Marks
Castaic Lake Water Agency
27234 Bouquet Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91350

661-513-1297

Location

Counties
Fresno Los Angeles Merced

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,15378 C:1
Reasons for Exemption
The action does not constitute a project under the CEQA act because CEQA only applies to actions that have the potential for causing physical changes in the environment (§15378).
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