Conveyance of Non-SWP Water to San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency (SWPAO #19014)

Summary

SCH Number
2019080212
Lead Agency
DWR (Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Conveyance of Non-SWP Water to San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency (SWPAO #19014)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/12/2019
Project Applicant
SGPWA

Document Description
Department of Water Resources (DWR) will convey up to 1,700 acre-feet of NonSWP Water (Non-Project Water) to San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency (SGPWA). This Non-Project Water is "Nickel Water" located in Kern County. Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency (AVEK) acquired the rights to take annual delivery of 1,700 acre-feet of this "Nickel Water" through a series of agreements described in the July 7, 2017 Water Supply Agreement between SGPWA and AVEK. The July 7, 2017 Water Supply Agreement between SGPWA and AVEK sets forth the terms and conditions of SGPWA's purchase of this 1,700 acre-feet of Non-Project Water. Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) will make the Non-Project Water available in Reach 12E of the California Aqueduct for subsequent delivery by DWR to SGPWA's service area. The conveyance of the Non-Project water to SGPWA shall be completed by December 31 ,2019.

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

Phone : (916) 563-9593

Location

Counties
Kern Los Angeles Riverside
Other Location Info
From Reach 12E of the California Aqueduct to Reaches 4A and/or 48 of California Aqueduct's East Branch Extension

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
a. State Water Project long-term water supply contract includes provisions for conveyance of non-project water to SWP contractors. b. No construction is required to implement the proposed conveyance. c. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d. There will be no change in land use.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019080212   PDF 668 K

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