State Water Project by Ken James / DWR

Pastoria Siphon, Twin 16 feet steel pipes, part of the California State Water Project which conveys water from the San Joaquin Valley to Southern California via the Tehachapi Crossing Tunnels. The features at the crossing consist of 4 tunnels and a large diameter siphon. Tunnels Number 1, 2, Pastoria Siphon, Tunnel 3, and Carly V Porter run from north to south across the Tehachapi
Mountains in Kern County, California. Photo taken January 24, 2019.

Ken James / California Department of Water Resources, FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY