Administrative Rules for the Transfer or Exchange of Water


SCH Number
Public Agency
Central Coast Water Authority (CCWA)
Document Title
Administrative Rules for the Transfer or Exchange of Water
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Approve and adopt administrative rules for the transfer or exchange of water. The Administrative Rules for the Transfer or Exchange of Water ("Transfer Rules") implements the Water Management Amendment to the State Water Project (SWP) Contract and standardizes CCWA procedures. The Transfer Rules includes procedures for transfers and exchanges between and among CCWA Participants and third parties, the temporary delivery of SWP water to a groundwater storage program or facility for later use within CCWA's service area, and the transfer and conveyance of other water supplies through the SWP for delivery to CCWA's service area.

Contact Information

Ray Stokes
Agency Name
Central Coast Water Authority
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Other Location Info
County of Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
General Rule of Exemption - Section 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
Approval and adoption of the Transfer Rules is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), which provides that a project is exempt from CEQA when it is covered by the general rule that CEQA only applies to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment and does not apply where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility of a significant effect.
County Clerk
Santa Barbara


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