Single Year State Water Project Transfer from Ventura Water and/or Casitas Municipal Water District to United Water Conservation District

Summary

SCH Number
2021020172
Public Agency
United Water Conservation District
Document Title
Single Year State Water Project Transfer from Ventura Water and/or Casitas Municipal Water District to United Water Conservation District
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/9/2021

Document Description
United Water Conservation District (United) proposes to enter into a contractual agreement with Ventura Water and/or Casitas Municipal Water District to purchase carryover water allocated under the State Water Project (SWP) contract for Ventura County. United proposes to purchase 525 acre-feet from Ventura Water and 3,100 acre- feet from Casitas Municipal Water District. United will take delivery of purchased water through Reach 29 of the California Aqueduct at Lake Pyramid through our facilities at Lake Piru or through Reach 30 at Castaic Lake. The project will use existing facilities and involves no construction or changes in land use and negligible expansion of use.

Contact Information
Linda Purpus
Environmental Services Manager
Lead/Public Agency
1701 N. Lombard Street Suite 200
Oxnard, CA 93030

Phone : (805) 525-4431
lindap@unitedwater.org

Location

Counties
Ventura
Regions
Countywide
Other Location Info
State Water Project water transferred between Ventura County Agencies will be used for beneficial purposes in Ventura County. Water will be delivered through Reach 29 or Reach 30 of the California Aqueduct System and transported to United Water Conservation District’s existing facilities.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project is also categorically exempt under CEQA Guidelines section 15301 because the project involves the operation of existing facilities with negligible expansion of use.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
21169, 15261(a)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is statutorily exempt pursuant to the ongoing project statutory exemption under Public Resources Code section 21169 and State CEQA Guidelines section 15261(a) because the project is merely an incidental part of an original, ongoing pre-CEQA project – the State Water Project contract.
County Clerk
Ventura

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2021-02-09 CEQA NOE SWP Purchase_single year transfer   PDF 176 K

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