Balanced 1:1 Exchange of up to 5,000 acre-feet of State Water Project Table A Water between Palmdale Water District and Antelope Valley-East kern Water Agency (

Summary

SCH Number
2018118332
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Balanced 1:1 Exchange of up to 5,000 acre-feet of State Water Project Table A Water between Palmdale Water District and Antelope Valley-East kern Water Agency (
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Under the proposed water exchanged, up to 5,000 acre-feet of PWD's approved 2018 SWP Table A water will be delivered to AVEK by December 31, 2018. In exchange, AVEK will return to PWD, based on a balanced exchange ratio of 1 to 1, up to 5,000 acre-feet of its future approved SWP Table A Water prior to December 31, 2028.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
California Department of Water Resources
State Water Project Analysis Office 1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Ventura Los Angeles Kern
Other Location Info
Location Specific: Palmdale Water District (PWD) is a State Water Project (SWP) contractor located in Los Angeles County. Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency (AVEK) is an SWP contractor located in the Los Angeles, Kern, and Ventura Counties. The SWP includes facilities located throughout the State of California, including existing facilities that allow for delivery of water to both PWD's and AVEK's service areas. The SWP is owned and operated by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR); DWR is headquartered in Sacramento, California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Sec. 15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. The proposed project is a water management operation using only existing facilities for the exchange of water from one SWP contractor to another SWP contractor, b. The limited term transfer will not support new development or a change in land use, and c. The transfer is entirely within the SWP place of use.
Download CSV New Search