Oku Farms Irrigation Efficiency and Pond Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Resource Conservation District of San Mateo County
Document Title
Oku Farms Irrigation Efficiency and Pond Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project would protect and enhance streamflows in Butano Creek to improve summer rearing habitat conditions for threatened and endangered salmonids. The proposed project would re-grade the interior of the pond and install a polyethylene liner providing water security for Oku Farms and reducing water withdrawals from Butano Creek.

Contact Information

Jarrad Fisher
Agency Name
San Mateo Resource Conservation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
San Mateo Resource Conservation District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Mateo
Other Location Info
N 086-061-080 4525 Cloverdale Road Pescadero CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
As described above, this project is focused exclusively on the repair and restoration of Oku Farms pond to address ongoing leaks that require maintenance. The issues that the pond is currently facing (leaking, erosion, depth) are the result of aging infrastructure and not the result of an environmental hazard.


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