Introduction and Conveyance of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Non-SWP water in the California Aqueduct (SWPAO #21006)

Summary

SCH Number
2021050273
Public Agency
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Document Title
Introduction and Conveyance of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Non-SWP water in the California Aqueduct (SWPAO #21006)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/13/2021
Document Description
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWDSC) plans to deliver up to 100,000 acre-feet of its water stored in the Diamond Valley Lake ( “Non-Project Water”) to MWDSC’s Box Spring Feeder Turnout located in Reach 28H of the California Aqueduct. MWDSC will make the Non-Project Water available in the California Aqueduct via its Perris Bypass Pipeline for subsequent delivery by DWR to MWDSC’s Box Springs Feeder turnout in Reach 28H of the California Aqueduct through March 31, 2022. This is to improve operational flexibility in the event of potential continued drought condition by meeting demands at MWDSC’s Henry J. Mills Water Treatment Plant.

Contact Information

Name
Patrick Luzuriaga
Agency Name
SWP Contracts Chief
Contact Types
Responsible Agency

Location

Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Countywide
Other Information
Reach 28H of the California Aqueduct

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 involving no expansion of use. 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.
County Clerk
Los Angeles

Attachments

Notice of Exemption

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