Bluestone Forebay Dewatering


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Bluestone Forebay Dewatering
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) San Joaquin Field Division (SJFD) plans to shut down and dewater Bluestone Pumping Plant (BLPP) forebay. This work is necessary to safely perform various maintenance activities (electrical, mechanical, corrosion protection, inspection, and cleaning). Water from BLPP will be discharged into an adjacent natural drainage. This work will begin in mid-October and last until the end of November. Dewatering activities will take approximately 7 days to complete. This project benefits the public and private sector, which depends on the California Aqueduct for water delivery.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Maldonado
Agency Name
Department of Water Resources, San Joaquin Field Division
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Lost Hills
Cross Streets
Kecks Rd and unnamed Private Road
Other Location Info
Bluestone Pumping Plant (35.707270, -120.083238 ), mile marker 19.05 of the State Water Project.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 (b)
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of maintenance activities that support the function of the California Aqueduct and water delivery within the State Water Project.


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