Almaden Valley Pipeline Rehabilitation Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0225-R3)
NOD - Notice of Determination
CDFW has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0225-R3, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Katherine Oven/Santa Clara Valley Water District.
The Almaden Valley Pipeline Rehabilitation Project includes inspection, maintenance and repair on approx. 12.26 miles of pipeline to ensure that it is operating effectively. The project will require dewatering of 14,274,246 gallons of water. Water will be released to the Kooser Percolation Ponds for beneficial use; to the Permittee's Evaporation Ponds for the Santa Teresa Water Treatment Plant; to local creeks; and to storm drains. The project includes minor pruning of a Coast Live Oak (Quercus agrifolia) tree along Guadalupe Creek and minor pruning of a CA Sycamore (Platanus racemose) tree along Alamitos Creek.
Various creeks and drainages in Santa Clara County and the northern section of San Benito County
Notice of Determination
Approving Agency Role
Final Environmental Document Available at
7329 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558
(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
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