AVEK Water Agency - Transfer SWP Supplies 2019 2,500 AF


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency
Document Title
AVEK Water Agency - Transfer SWP Supplies 2019 2,500 AF
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
AVEK Water Agency & KCWA

Document Description
A transfer of up to 2,500 Acre-Ft of AVE K's SWP Water supply will be made to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) in 2019 for the benefit ofTejon Ranch Co., a landowner within the two agencies. Water will be delivered through KCWA's SWP turnouts along the California Aqueduct.

Contact Information
Tom Barnes
Antelope Valley-East Kem Water Agency (AVEK)
6500 West Avenue N
Palmdale, CA 93551

Phone : (661) 943-3201


Kern Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Kern and Los Angeles Counties. Transfer 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
Class 1, § 15301
Reasons for Exemption
This transfer 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 transfer involves Imported water delivered through the SWP Calif. Aqueduct that would otherwise be consumed or stored by AVEK.


Notice of Exemption
2019088037   PDF 641 K

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