Unbalanced Exchange of SWP Supplies-AVEK/KCWA (RRBWSD) 2019 20,000 AF


SCH Number
Public Agency
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency (AVEK)
Document Title
Unbalanced Exchange of SWP Supplies-AVEK/KCWA (RRBWSD) 2019 20,000 AF
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency (AVEK) will transfer up to 20,000 Acre-Ft (af) of SWP Water supply to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) in 2019 for subsequent delivery to one of KCWA's member agencies, Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District (RRBWSD) in an unbalanced (2:1) exchange.

Contact Information
Tom Barnes
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency
Lead/Public Agency
6500 West Avenue N
Palmdale, CA 93551

Phone : (661) 943-3201

Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency
Project Applicant


Kern Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Kern and Los Angeles Counties. Program will occur within service boundaries of AVEK Water Agency and Kern County Water Agency (KCWA).

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This program is exempt from CEQA pursuant to a Class 1 categorical exemption (14 C.C.R. § 15301) because it involves the use of existing publicly owned water facilities within the boundaries of AVEK and KCWA. Water storage or exchange involves imported water delivered through the SWP Calif. Aqueduct that would otherwise be consumed or stored by AVEK.


Notice of Exemption
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