Agreement Among the Department of Water Resources, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District...

Summary

SCH Number
2020070508
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Agreement Among the Department of Water Resources, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District...
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/28/2020

Document Description
The proposed project transfers ownership of the Santa Ana River Turnout from The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) to San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District (SBVMWD) with no change in capacity or permitted uses. The turnout also requires replacement of old or missing equipment to make it functional as it has not been used since 1973. This transfer requires approval from the Department of Water Resources (DWR).

Contact Information
B.G Heiland
Department of Water Resources
State Water Project Analysis Office 1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-4547

Location

Counties
San Bernardino
Other Location Info
Approximately, milepost 423.76 of the California Aqueduct’s Santa Ana Valley Pipeline.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, Existing Facilities and 15302, Replacement or Reconstruction
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project involves the transfer of ownership of the Santa Ana River Turnout. There will be no changes in capacity or permitted uses of the facility, just a change in ownership. Reactivation of the turnout requires minor upgrades and minor replacement of old and missing equipment. The reactivated turnout will remain on the same site and will have the same purpose and capacity as the existing facility. The proposed transfer and reactivation do not have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. Existing Facilities and Replacement or Reconstruction (Section 15301 and 15302 respectively).

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020070508_Santa Ana River Turnout   PDF 290 K

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