Multi-Year Water Transfer of SWP Supplies - AVEK/KCWA Up to 7,000 AF/Year

Summary

SCH Number
2021030611
Public Agency
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency (AVEK)
Document Title
Multi-Year Water Transfer of SWP Supplies - AVEK/KCWA Up to 7,000 AF/Year
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/25/2021

Document Description
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency (AVEK) will transfer up to 7,000 Acre-Ft of SWP Water supply to Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) annually for the benefit of Tejon Ranch Co., a landowner within the two agencies. Water will be delivered through KCWA’s SWP turnouts along the California Aqueduct.

Contact Information
Tom Barnes
AVEK Water Agency
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project
6500 West Avenue N
Palmdale, CA 93551

Phone : (661) 943-3201
tbarnes@avek.org

Location

Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern
Other Information
Kern County. Transfer will occur within service boundaries of AVEK Water Agency and Kern County Water Agency (KCWA)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Sec. 15301: Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
This transfer is exempt from CEQA pursuant to a Class 1 categorical exemption (14 C.C.R. § 15301) because it involves the use of existing publicly owned water facilities within the boundaries of AVEK and KCWA. Water transfer involves imported water delivered through the SWP Calif. Aqueduct that would otherwise be consumed or stored by AVEK.
County Clerk
Kern

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
CEQA NOE AVEK-Water Transfer 03252021   PDF 103 K

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