Unbalanced Water Exchange of Approved State Water Project Table A Water between Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency and Kern County Water Agency

Summary

SCH Number
2019028385
Lead Agency
DWR (Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Unbalanced Water Exchange of Approved State Water Project Table A Water between Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency and Kern County Water Agency
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/20/2019

Document Description
Cont., (SWPAO #19002) Under the proposed water exchange, up to 16,000 acre-feet of AVEK approved 2019 SWP Table A water will be delivered to KCWA by July 1, 2019. In exchange, KCWA will return to AVEK, based on an unbalanced exchange ratio of 3 to 1, up to 5,333 acre-feet of its future approved SWP Table A Water prior to December 31, 2023.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
DWR, State Water Project Analysis Office
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern Los Angeles
Other Information
From the Delta to Kern County Waler Agency's (KCWA) turnouts in Reaches 9 through 16A and to Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency's (AVEK) turnouts in Reaches 18A through 228 of the California Aqueduct

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 - S: 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.
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