Yerba Buena Engineering & Construction employs a workforce capable of completing infrastructure projects involving multiple factors.
The scope of this project included the installation of 1650 LF of 6" water line main pump system and water-well installation. New Melones Lake is located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains at an elevation of approximately 1,100 feet (330 m) above sea level. The area is composed of open grasslands, chaparral and oak woodlands. Yerba Buena Engineering & Construction was contracted by the Bureau of Reclamation to construct and install a water convenience system for the New Melones Glory Hole recreation area. The intent of the project was to provide drinking and recreation water for the general public at the campground facilities. The primary scope of the work was to install 1650 LF-6" and 1800 LF of -2" PVC water distribution waterline throughout the campground facility. Addition items included the install of a 6" water well pumping system, as well as control valves and electrical and SCADA systems to control the flow of the water system. Logistical issues included the control of dust, traffic public safety, fire hazards and erosion control.