21029 Mojave Water Agency - Palmdale Water District Water Transfer Package (SWPAO #21029 and SWPAO #21030).


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
21029 Mojave Water Agency - Palmdale Water District Water Transfer Package (SWPAO #21029 and SWPAO #21030).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is a Transfer Package comprised of: (1) transfer of 3,333 acre-feet of Mojave Water Agency’s (MWA) Article 56 Carryover Water, stored in the San Luis Reservoir, to Palmdale Water District (PWD) by December 31, 2021 (SWPAO #21029), and (2) transfer of 3,333 acre-feet of PWD’s future approved Table A Water to MWA during wetter years, but no later than 2035 (SWPAO #21030).

Contact Information

Patrick Luzuriaga
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Job Title
Water Contracts Branch Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
California Aqueduct
Other Location Info
From Delta to Palmdale Water District’s turnouts located on 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. State Water Project long-term water supply contracts include provisions for delivery within SWP place of use, including transfers and exchanges between State Water Project Contractors. b. No construction is required to implement the proposed transfer and delivery. c. The facilities are existing facilities that have not been expanded or modified to implement the proposed change in points of delivery. d. There will be no change in land use.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


Notice of Exemption

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