Exchange of up to 75,000 Acre-Feet of Santa Clara Valley Water District's Central Valley Project Water Supplies With State Water Project Water Supples.

Summary

SCH Number
2018098208
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Exchange of up to 75,000 Acre-Feet of Santa Clara Valley Water District's Central Valley Project Water Supplies With State Water Project Water Supples.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Santa Clara proposes to exchange up to 75,000 acre-feet of Santa Clara's CVP water supplies with SWP water supplies. The US Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation will make a portion of Santa Clara's CVP water available for transfer to DWR at O'Neil Forebay. In exchange, DWR will deliver an equal amount of SWP water supplies to Santa Clara from Banks Pumping Plant to Santa Clara's turnout through the South Bay Aqueduct. DWR will deliver the CVP water to SWP services areas south of O'Neil Forebay under the consolidated CVP and SWP places of use. This involves no increase in total SWP or CVP allocations. This exchange is covered under the 2018 Consolidated Place of Use Order (Order) approved by the State Water Resources Control Board and must be completed before the Order expires on July 1, 2019.

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

916.653.4547

Location

Counties
Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 1729
Reasons for Exemption
California Water Code 1729, exempt temporary changes in place of use from the requirements of CEQA. The proposed project is a water management operation using only existing facilities. The project will not support new development or a change in land use. The project does not establish a new permanent source of water supply.
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