Unbalanced Exchange of State Water Project Table A Water between Palmdale Water District and Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #19036)

Summary

SCH Number
2019110543
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Unbalanced Exchange of State Water Project Table A Water between Palmdale Water District and Kern County Water Agency (SWPAO #19036)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/26/2019

Document Description
Under the proposed water exchange, DWR will deliver up to 15,000 acre-feet of PWD's approved 2019 SWP Table A water (2019 Table A Water) to KCWA by December 31, 2019. In exchange, KCWA will return to PWD, based on an unbalance exchange ratio of 2:1, up to 7,500 acre-feet of its future approved SWP Table A water. That is, for every 2 acre-feet of PWD's 2019 Table A Water delivered to KCWA, 1 acre-foot will be returned by KCWA to PWD by December 31, 2029.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
Department of Water Resources State Water Project Analysis Offc.
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Kern Los Angeles
Other Location Info
From the Delta to Kern County Water Agency's (KCWA)f turnout(s) at Reaches 9 through 13B of the California Aqueduct and Palmdale Water District's (PWD) turnout(s) at Reach 208 of the California Aqueduct.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Class 1
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 entirely within the SWP place of use.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019110543 Unbalanced Exchange   PDF 606 K

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