UCSD Clean Water Initiative - Water Conservation Projects


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California San Diego
Document Title
UCSD Clean Water Initiative - Water Conservation Projects
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed CWUI water conservation projects include: 1) The expansion of the recycled water distribution system within the urbanized portions of the West Campus; 2) the replacement of old water fixtures in campus buildings with new efficient fixtures; 3) the retrofit of the campus irrigation system to eliminate irrigation water from running into storm drains by replacing controllers and software, providing soil moisture devices, and replacing irrigation heads; 4) the replacement of 167,400 sq. ft. of remnant turf areas with low water use plants to reduce irrigation water need; and 5) the collection and reuse of Building HVAC condensation and fire line flushing water so as to eliminate the dry weather flows to storm drains currently occurring from these sources.

Contact Information

Catherine Presmyk
Agency Name
University of California San Diego
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301(a), 03(d), 04(b)(f)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project would involve reclaimed water utility line extenstions and irrigation system retrofits; minor trenching and backfilling where the surface will be restored is expected.

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