Camanche Pumping Plant

Clay Station Pumping Plant

About the Camanche Pumping Plant

The Camanche Station Pumping Plant is a new 100 million gallon per day (MGD) pumping plant. Construction of the pumping plant includes the following

  • A reinforced concrete pumping plant building approximately 46 ft wide x 217 ft long with related piping. Installation of four variable frequency drive, 2000 hp vertical turbine pumps and motors
  • Site piping and valves including a 84" diameter ML&CS suction header and 72" ML&CS discharge header
  • A 50,000-gallon, 144-foot diameter underground steel surge tank
  • A 4 million gallon prestressed concrete reservoir with aluminum dome roof and foundation, including associated piping and instruments
  • A 230 kV transmission substation with a reinforced-concrete substation control building approximately 46 ft wide x 55 ft long, three SF6 circuit breakers in a ring bus arrangement, isolating switches, metering unit, instrument transformers, structures, capacitor bank, and load-tap changing power transformer
  • A 12.47 kV indoor main and transfer bus metal-clad switchgear lineup
  • A 12.47/7.2 kV three-phase, four-wire overhead distribution line with two OPGW cables from Camanche PP substation to the Mokelumne Fish Hatchery
  • An asphalt driveway and parking areas for the pumping plant and landscaping around the pumping plant.
  • Moving debris and stored equipment from the Camanche site to an adjacent District property

General Information

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Construction completed in 2009