Pajaro Watershed Regional Mobile Lab (hereinafter reffered to as "Project")


SCH Number
Public Agency
Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Pajaro Watershed Regional Mobile Lab (hereinafter reffered to as "Project")
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Pajaro Watershed is listed on the section 303(d) list of the 1972 Federal Clean Water Act as being impaired water bodies due to high levels of nitrate sediment, pathogens, mercury, and fecal coliform. The goal of this Project is to enhance water quality by improving efficiency of crop irrigation systems and nutrient application through implementation of best management practices (BMPs). Examples of BMPs may include but are not limited to: installation of irrigation system infrastructure, installation of monitoring equipment for irrigation and nutrient management decision making, treatment of irrigation runoff, installation of fertigation and tailwater recharge. The Project includes the following two components; 1) Development or modification of crop specific irrigation and fertilizer management strategies, and 2) Implementation of improved irrigation and nutrient management practices.

Contact Information

James McKenna
Agency Name
Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,15303,15304, Class 1,3,4
Reasons for Exemption
Existing Facilities. New Construction or Conversion. Minor Alterations to Land.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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