Delta-Mendota intertie project completed in California

The Bureau of Reclamation held a ribbon-cutting ceremonyfor the recently completed Delta Mendota Canal Intertie project, May 2. Western’s Sierra Nevada region constructed a new transmission line to provide critical project use power.

The new 4.7-mile, 69-kilovolt transmission line near Tracy, Calif., was energized March 14 and powers Reclamation’s pumping plant, which is needed to propel water through the concrete pipes. The line connects to an existing Western 69-kV line in Contra Costa County.

You can read more about the transmission line project or see Reclamation’s news release and photos from the May 2 event.