2017 Water Exchange Agreement


SCH Number
Public Agency
Crestline Lake Arrowhead Water Agency (CLAWA)
Document Title
2017 Water Exchange Agreement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The 2017 Water Exchange Agreement allows for the exchange of 2,000 acre-feet of SWP water from CLAWA to SGPWA in Calendar Year 2017, and with SGPWA returning 1,000 acre-feet of water to CLAWA no later than the end of Calendar Year 2027. CLAWA approved the agreement on July 6, 2017.

Contact Information

Agency Name
Crestline Lake Arrowhead Water Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Banning, Beaumont, Calimesa
Riverside, San Bernardino
Other Location Info
Crestline-Lake Arrowhead, Running Springs

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The water exchange authorized by the execution of this agreement is exempt from CEQA pursuant to section 15301 b/c it will involve no change in the type of use or expansion of use or expansion of use of CLAWA and SGPWA's existing facilities. Rather, the water exchange will involve the exercise of CLAWA and SGPWA's existing right to SWP water, and the transfer of said water between CLAWA and SGPWA pursuant to the terms of the agreement. As a result, the exchange will consist merely of the continued operation of CLAWA and SGPWA's existing facilities and the use of those facilities to temporarily transport water to a different location.

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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