A Resolution of Board of Directors of ACWD Levying a Replenishment Assessment (Resolution No. 21-016)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Alameda County Water District (ACWD)
Document Title
A Resolution of Board of Directors of ACWD Levying a Replenishment Assessment (Resolution No. 21-016)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The nature and purpose of the proposed project is to increase the replenishment assessment (RA) fee on the production of groundwater within ACWD. The RA fees help pay for the replenishment of groundwater, groundwater and watershed protection, regulation of well construction, and other programs that prevent sea water intrusion or promote the supply and quality of groundwater for the benefit of all users of the groundwater basin. The beneficiaries of the project are all users of the groundwater basin and customers of ACWD generally.

Contact Information

Mikel S. Halliwell
Agency Name
Groundwater Resources Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Fremont, Hayward, Newark, Union City
Citywide, Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
Al lands within the jurisdiction of ACWD, including all of Newark and portions of Fremont, Hayward, and Union City.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Public Resources Code Section 21080(b)(8); Guidelines Section 15273
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt pursuant to Section 21080(b)(8) of the Public Resources Code and Section 15273of the CEQA Guidelines because it is modifying groundwater replenishment fees for basin management, for the purpose of (1) meeting operating expenses; (2) purchasing or leasing supplies, equipment and materials; and (3) obtaining funds for capital projects necessary to maintain service and system reliability.
County Clerk


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