Conveyance of Non-Project Water to Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency's Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Turnout (SWPAO #19015)

Summary

SCH Number
2019080122
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of Non-Project Water to Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency's Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Turnout (SWPAO #19015)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/6/2019
Project Applicant
AVEK

Document Description
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has acquired up to 100 acre-feet of Nickel Water (Non-Project Water) located in Kern County from San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency (SGPWA). LADWP also has a permanent turnout located in Antelope Valley East Kern Water Agency's (AVEK) service area (AVEK's LADWP Turnout), which allows for direct deliveries of water from the California Aqueduct to LADWP's service area within The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's (MWDSC) service area via the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Under the proposed project, Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) will make available up to 100 acrefeet of Non-Project Water at Reach 14A of the California Aqueduct for subsequent delivery by the Department of Water Resources of the State of California (DWR) to AVEK's LADWP Turnout located at approximately Milepost 311.84 by December 31, 2019.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 563-9593

Location

Counties
Los Angeles
Other Location Info
From Reach 14A to approximately Milepost 311 .84 of California Aqueduct

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. The project is a water management operation using only existing facilities. b. The project will not support new development or a change in land use. c. The project does not establish a new permanent source of water supply. d. The project is not expected to have any significant effects on the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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