OCID is calling a Board Meeting on June 24th at 5:30PM, at the Town of Orchard City Community Room, to discuss Potential Allocation Changes and anything else that comes before the board. 

The Board has voted to increase the allocation to 40% at this time, please check back for updates and changes to this.

In the mean time you should check out the water ordering form HERE!


December 13, 2023 Agenda

Fruitgrowers Dam Outlet Gate Improvements Project

Meeting #4 Agenda
December 13, 2023
10:00 a.m.

KGCI Project Reference #: 132
Call in Number: 1-888-633-0347 Passcode: 72888364


Applegate Group: Craig Ullmann, Steven Morris

OCID: Mitch Thomas, Niles Riese, Jeff Widener

Bureau of Reclamation: Josh Dunham, Matt Bryner, Thomas Hook

Delta Conservation District: Suzie Bilberry

KGCI: Kyle Kissner, Jaime Jordan


Tasks Previously Completed

  • The following submittals were approved last week:
    • 35 22 16-1 Product Data for Fresno Slide Gate
      • Additional information on stem extension, stem supports, and operation pedestal forthcoming
      • Product data for gearbox and actuators forthcoming
    • 03 20 00-1 Concrete Reinforcing Revised
    • OCID selected colors for roof panels (taupe) and Versetta Stone (ledgestone terra rosa).
  • Submittals awaiting approval: 
    • 22 13 19-1 Ventilation System (sent 12/12)

Work Completed

  • November Pay App submitted on 12/4
  • Installed 9” bolts at downstream flanges
  • Sandblasting cleanup completed.
  • Completed spool installation.
  • Located waterline for installation of new electrical power poles.
  • Water samples submitted to Kephart & Co. for testing on 11/17 and 11/21.
    • Results from 11/17 sample are as follows:
      • pH 7.77 (acceptable range is 6.5-9)
      • Total suspended solids 1440 mg/l (acceptable range is 30-45 mg/l). Over limit due to muck/ silt material. Will submit explanation with NetDMR.
    • Results from 11/21 sample forthcoming. Will include uranium, solids (total dissolved), pH, solids (total suspended), arsenic, iron (total recoverable), iron (dissolved), manganese, selenium.
      • We expect total suspended and total dissolved solids to be over limit due to muck/silt material. Expecting all other results to be within normal ranges.
  • Project cost modifications submitted on 12/13 for additional work and/or change in scope.
  • Updated project schedule submitted on 12/13.

Installation of Remaining Hardware @ Complete Pipe Section.

Installation of Remaining Hardware

2 Week Look Ahead: 

  • Order approved Fresno slide gate.
  • Rebar for slab expected to be completed by Thursday 12/14.
  • Primer/paint due to be in on Thursday 12/14.
  • Primer & Paint installed either 12/15 and 12/19.
  • Dremel cleanup on underside of pipe before primer & paint application.
  • Schedule with Applegate/Bureau for week of 12/18 to exercise valves.
  • Schedule with DMEA for installation of power poles once 299 is completed.
  • Grading, compaction, formwork, installation of structural reinforcement and placement of concrete for building slab expected to completed before 12/22.
  • Doughty Steel sent materials to be galvanized. Expect completion by sometime next week.
  • High Country Manufacturing to continue fabrication of machine components.


  • Forthcoming submittals:
    • 02 83 33-2 Bills of Lading for Misc. Metals
    • 02 83 33-5 Remaining Metalwork Inspection Report
    • 22 13 19-1 Ventilation System
    • 35 22 16-1 Remaining information for slide gate, product data for manual operator gearbox and motorized actuator