Reservoir 1 Replacement Project (“Replacement Project”)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD)
Document Title
Reservoir 1 Replacement Project (“Replacement Project”)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
On July 25, 2023, CVWD approved the complete replacement of existing Reservoir 1. The existing concrete Reservoir 1 with a 3.7 million gallons (MG) capacity was built in 1957 and is nearing the end of its service life. This project will construct a new 2 MG welded steel reservoir to replace the existing concrete reservoir. The purpose of the Replacement Project is to improve water supply and distribution reliability.

Contact Information

Tuan Truong
Agency Name
Cucamonga Valley Water District
Job Title
Engineering Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Rancho Cucamonga
San Bernardino
Southern California
Other Location Info
USGS Guasti Quadrangle California 7.5-Minute Series (Topographic) Southeast Grid of Row 72 and Column 45.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
State CEQA Guidelines Section 15302
Reasons for Exemption
CVWD’s approval and adoption of the Replacement Project is categorically exempt from CEQA under the Class 2 exemption set forth in State CEQA Guidelines section 15302. The Class 2 exemption applies to, among other things, “replace or reconstruction of existing utility systems and/or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity.” (State CEQA Guidelines, § 15302.) Here, the Replacement Project fall within the Class 2 exemption as the proposed project entails the replacement of an existing utility system/facility and involves negligible or no expansion of an existing use. For the foregoing reasons, the Replacement Project is categorically exempt from CEQA.
County Clerk
San Bernardino


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