DMC Recirculation Pilot Study


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
DMC Recirculation Pilot Study
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This pilot project involves releasing 200-300 cfs of water from the Delata Mendota Canal (DMC) into the Newman Wasteway. From the wasteway, water will enter the San Joaquin River and flow into the Delta. This volume of water will then be recaptured at Tracy Pumping Plant and returned into the Delta Mendota Canal. An additional component of this pilot will be Joint Point of Diversion at Banks Pumping Plant.

Contact Information
Mark Holderman
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 601-6036


Merced Stanislaus

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
sec 15301, class 1
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt under Section 15301 because the activity consists of operation of existing public facilities providing public utility services.

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