22601 Agreement between the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and Antelope Valley East Kern Water Agency (AVEK) for Construction, Operation and Maintenance of

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Summary

SCH Number
2017061030
Lead Agency
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency (AVEK)
Document Title
22601 Agreement between the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and Antelope Valley East Kern Water Agency (AVEK) for Construction, Operation and Maintenance of
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
3/3/2022
Document Description
AVEK, in partnership with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, is developing a new groundwater storage facility, referred to as the High Desert Water Bank, to increase water supply reliability by storing excess State Water Project supply in the Antelope Valley Groundwater Basin. Included in this project is the construction of a new turn-in/turnout in the East Branch of the California Aqueduct. An agreement is required with DWR for the construction, operation and maintenance of a new turn-in/turnout.

Contact Information

Name
BG Heiland
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Job Title
Principal Engineer, WR
Contact Types
Responsible Agency

Location

Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Countywide
Waterways
California Aqueduct
Other Location Info
The project is located in Los Angeles County near Milepost 308.34 of the California Aqueduct’s East Branch.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Water Resources
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Los Angeles
Final Environmental Document Available at
the office of AVEK, 6500 West Avenue N, Palmdale, CA 93551

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

Notice of Determination

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