Temporary Additional Point of Delivery of Palmdale Water District's 2019vState Water Project Table A Water (SWPAO #19007)

Summary

SCH Number
2019080156
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Temporary Additional Point of Delivery of Palmdale Water District's 2019vState Water Project Table A Water (SWPAO #19007)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/7/2019
Project Applicant
PWD

Document Description
The Department of Water Resources of the State of California (DWR) will deliver of up to 2,000 acre-feet of Palmdale Water District's (PWD) approved 2019 State Water Project (SWP) Table A water to Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency's (AVEK) temporary diversion facility at approximately Milepost 366.53 in Reach 228 of the California Aqueduct's East Branch (Big Rock Creek Siphon Temporary Turnout). The Big Rock Creek Siphon Temporary Turnout directly feeds into an adjudicated groundwater basin in the Antelope Valley region (Adjudicated Antelope Valley Groundwater Basin), which PWD can store its SWP water supplies in and recover later using its own pumping wells for use in its service area. The delivery of PWD's approved SWP Table A water to Big Rock Creek Siphon Temporary Turnout shall be completed by December 31, 2019.

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

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Los Angeles
Other Location Info
From the Delta to approximately Milepost 366.53 in Reach 228 of the California Aqueduct's East Branch

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
2019080156   PDF 720 K

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