South Bay Aqueduct Improvement and Enlargement Project

11 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
South Bay Aqueduct Improvement and Enlargement Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Existing and proposed facilities are located within unincorporated areas of Alameda County and are under the jurisdiction of the East County Area Plan element of the Alameda County General Plan.
Document Description
- Installation of additional pumps at the South Bay Pumping Plant (SBPP), including expansion of the existing pump building, a new service bay, and new electrical switchyard; - Construction of a third Brushy Creek pipeline and surge tank parallel to existing dual pipeline (Stage 1 and Stage 2) system. DWR refers to this third pipeline as "Stage 3"; - Construction of a 500 acre-foot (AF) reservoir (425 of active storage plus 75 AF inactive storage) served by the Stage 3 Brushy Creek Pipeline; - Raising the height of canal embankments, canal lining and canal overcrossing structures and bridges for the Dyer, Livermore, and Alameda Canals, including Patterson Reservoir; - Modification of check structures and siphons along the Dyer, Livermore, and Alameda Canals; and - Construction of new drainage over crossing structures to eliminate drainage into canals.

Contact Information

Terry Becker
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Dyer Road / Vasco Road / Altamont Pass Road / Grant Line Road / Mountain House Road / Kelso Road
State Highways
Hwy 84, I-580, I-680
Brushy Creek, Bethany Reservoir, Livermore Canal, Patterson Reservoir, and Alameda Canal
Other Information
Cross Streets: Greenville Road / Patterson Pass Road / Tesla Road / Mines Road

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Water Facilities (Aqueduct Improvement)(MGD 130 CFS)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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