Cordelia Forebay Sediment Removal


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Cordelia Forebay Sediment Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Cordelia Forebay is part of the North Bay Aqueduct (NBA), and acta as a sediment settling basin prior to water being pumped westward from the Cordelia Pumping Plant. The Cordelia Forebay is an asphaltic concrete lined reservoir approximately 130 to 160 feet wide by 340 feet long. The water pumped from the NBA intake at Barker Slough typically has sediment that is fine grained therefore sediment accumulates in the Cordelia Forebay as a layer of mud or slurry on the invert of the forebay.

Contact Information
Christine Erickson
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 653-9734


Other Location Info

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenance of existing facilities.
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