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Title:
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District 12-month Water Exchange Project 2012 EA
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Summary:
The purpose of the proposed action is to provide for the expeditious and timely delivery of surface water supplies available to Arvin-Edison Water Storage District (AEWSD) in lieu of groundwater it otherwise would have pumped and delivered to Metropolitan Water District (MWD) in fulfilling its return water obligations to MWD under the Program, and in allowing AEWSD to temporarily store water with MWD for return later within a 12-month period thereby making more efficient use of its contract water supplies. The Proposed Action would not increase groundwater pumping from what has historically occurred within the Kern County Subbasin by AEWSD, but has the potential to reduce goundwater pumping. Surface water imported into the district is used to recharge the groundwater through AEWSD’s many spreading works if not used directly for agricultural irrigation purposes.

Status:
05/04/2012:
Draft FONSI and EA available for review on February 22, 2012. Comments due March 22, 2012. FONSI signed and final EA completed on April 27, 2012.

Contacts:
Chuck Siek
Phone: (559) 487-5138
Fax:

List of Available Reports
 
Report Title
File Ext
File Size
File with .pdf extension Signed FONSI, Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District 12-month Water Exchange Project 2012 .pdf 127.03KB 
File with .pdf extension Final EA, Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District 12-month Water Exchange Project 2012 .pdf 591.67KB 
File with .pdf extension Responses to Comments, Final EA, Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District 12-month Water Exchange Project 2012 .pdf 201.88KB 
File with .pdf extension Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District 12-Month Water Exchange Project Draft FONSI-11-085 .pdf 237.89KB 
File with .pdf extension Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District 12-Month Water Exchange Project EA11-085 .pdf 583.38KB