Uvas Reservoir Operation Strategy (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-SCL- 17832-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Uvas Reservoir Operation Strategy (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-SCL- 17832-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number EPIMS-SCL-17832-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Gregory Williams/Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water). The project covers the ongoing operations of the Uvas Reservoir.

Contact Information

Mayra Molina
Agency Name
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Northern California
Other Location Info
The project is located on Uvas Creek approximately 1.8 miles west of Watsonville Road, outside the City of Morgan Hill, County of Santa Clara. Latitude 37.07370, Longitude -121.70090.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The types of “existing facilities” itemized below are not intended to be all-inclusive of the types of projects which might fall within Class 1. The key consideration is whether the project involves negligible or no expansion of and existing use. Examples include but are not limited to: (b) Existing facilities of both investor and publicly owned utilities used to provide electric power, natural gas, sewerage, or other public utility services; None of the conditions noted under CEQA 15300.2 apply.
County Clerk
Santa Clara


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