WRPP V-Ditch Cleaning


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
WRPP V-Ditch Cleaning
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
San Joaquin Field Division (SJFD) staff plans to remove a foot of the slope along the v-ditch surrounding the Wheeler Ridge Pumping Plant (WRPP). This will be done by using a bobcat. A shovel will be used in places where the bobcat cannot reach. Soil will be transported via a dump truck to a spoil site by B road. A water truck will be used to soften the slope and to control dust. The work is anticipated to take up to 4 weeks to complete. This work is necessary to maintain the drainages surrounding the plant.

Contact Information

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


Other Location Info
Wheeler Ridge Pumping Plant (WRPP) is located at mile marker 278.13 (35°01'53.5"N, 119°00'26.0"W) of the California Aqueduct State Water Project. The spoil site (35°01'23.2"N 118°58'54.3"W) is located north of the plant.

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.


Notice of Exemption

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