Dredging Berrenda Mesa Forebay to Holding Pond


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Dredging Berrenda Mesa Forebay to Holding Pond
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
DWR is proposing to dredge the Berrenda Mesa forebay. To do this work, DWR staff will attach a Toyo pump to a crane. The crane will lower the pump into the Berrenda Mesa forebay. The pump will transfer the water and sediment through a hose and into the devil's den holding pond. This work is anticipated to take 1 to 2 weeks to complete. This work is necessary to maintain the forebay and to continue to make water deliveries.

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
Other Location Info
Berrenda Mesa forebay (35°42'32.3"N 120°00'35.2"W) and the Devil's Den Holding Pond (35°42'34.7"N 120°00'35.6"W) is located south of Devil's Den Pumping Plant (35°42'42.8"N 120°00'39.1"W).

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.


Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV New Search Print