Calabazas Creek Geotechnical Exploration (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2019-0228-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Calabazas Creek Geotechnical Exploration (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2019-0228-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0228-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Ngoc Nguyen/Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water). The purpose of the project is to evaluate soil and substrate conditions for future bank repair activities. The project includes seven auger borings along the top of bank of Calabazas Creek and four cone penetration tests (CPT) within the channel bed, that will penetrate at an approximate depth of 40 feet.

Contact Information

Mayra Molina
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife Bay Delta Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Clara
Other Location Info
The project is located on Calabazas Creek in the City of Cupertino, County of Santa Clara, State of California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type - Class 6; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Class 6 consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. These may be strictly for information gathering purposes, or as part of a study leading to an action which a public agency has not yet approved, adopted, or funded. None of the conditions noted under CEQA 15300.2 apply.


Notice of Exemption

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