Newell Creek Reservoir Temporary Urgency Change Petition


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Santa Cruz
Document Title
Newell Creek Reservoir Temporary Urgency Change Petition
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Temporary Urgency Change Petition in accordance with the SWRCB rules to reduce the bypass/release requirements in order to preserve storage in Newell Creek Reservoir, needed due to drought conditions. Beneficiaries are customers reliant on water supplied by the City of Santa Cruz.

Contact Information
Chris Berry
City of Santa Cruz Water Department
Lead/Public Agency
212 Locust Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Phone : (831) 420-5483


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Ben Lomond

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15269 (a) & (c);15301 - class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Its only source of stored water for drought protection is being depleted and must be protected to mitigate the effects of the drought emergency declared by the Governor and to prevent worse effects.

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