Photo of the Day: Uvas Reservoir Crests for the First Time in Years

Uvas Dam 2

Uvas Reservoir, which had dwindled during the drought, reached an inch from its top Tuesday, before officials began letting water down the spillway. It doesn’t mean the end of the drought, water officials say, but it’s a big step toward helping recharging the underground aquifer that brings Gilroy much of its water.