CA: Some South Bay reservoirs at capacity, spark flood concerns

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Bay Area’s wet winter has increased the water in the reservoirs but it has also increased flooding concerns, and even prompting one campground in Morgan Hill to evacuate its guests.

Located just southeast of the Uvas reservoir on a low lying road, Thousand Trails Campground was feared to be at risk of flood if water overflows out of the 280-acre artificial lake, according to operators.

The Santa Clara Valley Water District said it warned the campground last week that the Uvas Reservoir may spill and make the campground’s access road inaccessible.

Read the full story from NBC Bay Area.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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