2019 Water Exchange Between Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCVWA) and Antelope Valley - East Kern Water Agency (AVEK)

Summary

SCH Number
2019090337
Lead Agency
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency
Document Title
2019 Water Exchange Between Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCVWA) and Antelope Valley - East Kern Water Agency (AVEK)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/16/2019

Document Description
The project involves a 2: 1 water exchange between SCVWA and AVEK. The project would allow SCVWA a one-time transfer of up to 7,500 AF of its 2019 SWP Table A Water Supply, in exchange for up to 3,750 AF of water from future allocated AVEK SWP Table A Water Supply. AVEK will take delivery of exchange water between September 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 of SWP Table A water through Reaches 18A through 22B of the California Aqueduct. The project will use existing SWP facilities. The agreement has a term of ten years and return water shall be delivered by December 31, 2029. Return water will be delivered by releasing future AVEK allocations from the SWP Table A Water Supply in the California Aqueduct.

Contact Information
Dirk Marks
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency
27234 Bouquet Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91350

Phone : (661) 513-1297

Location

Counties
Kern Los Angeles
Cross Streets
SEE ATTACHED NOE

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
1506(b)(3); 15301, Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) provides that a Lead Agency may determine an activity to be exempt from CEQA based upon the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects that have a potential for causing significant environmental impacts. Where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the activity is not subject to CEQA.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019090337   PDF 2113 K

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