Agreement between Mojave Water Agency and Zone 7 Water Agency for a Water Transfer.


SCH Number
Public Agency
Zone 7 Water Agency
Document Title
Agreement between Mojave Water Agency and Zone 7 Water Agency for a Water Transfer.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Water agencies are requesting approval of a transfer of SWP water according to Article 56(d) of its water supply contract with DWR. The water included in this transfer is a portion of the SWP water allocated in 2021 to MWA by DWR. Based on the DWR Notice to Contractors #21-06 dated March 3, 2021, the SWP allocation for 2021 is 5% of Table A amounts for MWA and Zone 7. MWA will make available up to 4,490 AF of its Table A allocation for 2021 to Zone 7 as described in the attached agreement.

Contact Information

Amparo Flores
Agency Name
Zone 7 Water Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Alameda, San Bernardino
Other Information
Mojave Water Agency (“MWA”) is a State Water Project (“SWP”) contractor located in San Bernardino County. The Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District – Zone 7 (“Zone 7 Water Agency” or “Zone 7”) is a SWP contractor located in Alameda County. The California Department of Water Resources (“DWR”) is headquartered in Sacramento, California. The SWP includes facilities located throughout the State of California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The water exchange represents a temporary change of point of diversion, place of use, and/or purpose of use involving a transfer or exchange of water or water rights for a period of one year or less through existing facilities. The project qualifies for a Statutory Exemption under CEQA Guidelines as follows: • 15282 (u) Temporary changes in the point of diversion, place of use, of purpose of use due to a transfer or exchange of water or water rights as set forth in Section 1729 of the Water Code. Furthermore, • No construction is required to implement the project. • No adverse environmental impacts have been identified with implementation of the project.
County Clerk


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