Unbalanced Exchange of State Water Project Table A Water between San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency and Ventura County Watershed Protection District (SWPAO #20016)

Summary

SCH Number
2020070547
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Unbalanced Exchange of State Water Project Table A Water between San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency and Ventura County Watershed Protection District (SWPAO #20016)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/29/2020

Document Description
Under the proposed water exchange, DWR will deliver up to 3,000 acre-feet of VCWPD’s approved 2020 State Water Project Table A water to SGPWA by December 31, 2020. This amount will be proportioned between two of VCWPD’s member agencies, City of San Buenaventura (Ventura) and Casitas Municipal Water District (Casitas). Up to 2,000 acre-feet shall come from Ventura and up to 1,000 acre-feet shall come from Casitas. In exchange, SGPWA will return to Ventura and Casitas, based on an exchange ratio of 4 to 1, up to 750 acre-feet of its future approved SWP Table A water. That is, for every 4 acre-feet of VCWPD’s approved 2020 Table A water delivered to SGPWA, 1 acre-foot will be returned to the appropriate member agency by December 31, 2030.

Contact Information
David Rizzardo
California Department of Water Resources
State Water Project Analysis Office 1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-9593

Location

Counties
Riverside Ventura
Other Location Info
From the Delta to San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency’s (SGPWA) turnout(s) at Reaches 4A and 4B of the California Aqueduct’s East Branch Extension and Ventura County Watershed Protection District’s (VCWPD) turnout(s) at Reach 30 of the California Aqueduct’s West Branch.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, existing facility
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
2020070547_02_20016   PDF 456 K

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