Department of Water Resources (DWR) conveyance of Nickel Water to San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency (SGPWA). (SWPAO #18005)

Summary

SCH Number
2018078424
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Department of Water Resources (DWR) conveyance of Nickel Water to San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency (SGPWA). (SWPAO #18005)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
DWR will convey up to 1,700 acre-feet of Non-project water to SGPWA. This non-project water is "Nickel Water" located in Kern County. Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency acquired the rights to take annual delivery of 1,700 acre-feet of this "Nickel Water" through a series of agreements described in and attached to the July 7, 2017 Water Supply Agreement between SGPWA and AVEK. This July 7, 2017 Water Supply Agreement between SGPWA and AVEK sets forth the terms of SGPWA's purchase of this 1,700 acre-feet of non-project water. KCWA will make the non-project water available in reach 12E of the CA Aqueduct for subsequent delivery to SGPWA's service area. SGPWA requests that this non-project water be conveyed under article 55 of its water supply contract.

Contact Information
B.G. Heiland
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 653-4547

Location

Counties
Riverside Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. The proposed project is a water management operation using only existing facilities for the conveyance of water. b. The project will not support new development on a change in land use. c. The transfer is entirely within the SWP place of use.
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