The State Water Project provides Mojave Water Agency's source of supplemental water supply-
The SWP is a water storage and delivery system of reservoirs, aqueducts, pumping plants, and power plants owned and operated by the State of California. Rights to water produced by the project are owned by 29 water agencies ("state water contractors") throughout the state. Seventy percent of the water supply goes to urban water users and thirty percent to agricultural water users, with a majority of the water going to the Central Valley and Southern California. The project supplies about two-
Water delivered by the project originates primarily in the Sierra Mountains in Northern California and is pumped into the project from the Sacramento-
On average, the project delivers about 2.5 million acre-
For more information on the State Water Project, visit the California Department of Water Resources' SWP Website.