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!


February 21, 2024 Agenda

Fruitgrowers Dam Outlet Gate Improvements Project

Meeting #14 Agenda
February 21, 2024
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, Phil Ipson

Delta Conservation District: Suzie Bilberry

KGCI: Kyle Kissner, Jaime Jordan


Work Completed

  • Sent quote to OCID & Applegate for review pertaining to installation of 250 LF of conduit for Circle Ditch Monitoring. 
  • Requested quote for slide gate from Fresno and Watch Technologies. WT cannot fabricate the type of gate needed. Awaiting pricing from Fresno through Bolinger & Queen. Should have quote by end of this week and will put together complete estimate for installation for Applegate and OCID to review. 
  • Picked up roof metal package. Began installation. Missing 2 runs of facia metal that we will receive on 2/28/24. Install same day to complete metal roof. 
  • Finished removing ladder and installed new ladder. Removed ring @ shaft. Installed cover. Will completely secure cover once all brackets are lasered in. 
  • Installation of shaft guides and pipe hangar weldments today. 
  • Called Steven at DMEA yesterday to schedule power line installation to panel weather head. Hope to hear back from DMEA today. 
  • Talked to Bray on L3 Bolts earlier this week. He assured me that L3 Bolts are 1-1/4” #8 UN. May be coating thickness at threads causing issue. Will install this week.

2 Week Look Ahead

  • White Star Electric onsite to install conduit in shaft tomorrow. 
  • Finish fabrication of connection between actuator drive bushing and motorized actuator drive shafts. This should complete all shaft/stem weldment fabrication. 
  • Continue installation of building exterior finishes. 
  • Continue installation of fabricated materials, hardware and accessories & vent piping.

Cover Set in Place
Cover Set in Place

Removing Existing Ladder
Removing Existing Ladder

February 20, 2024 - Wick Pond
Wick Pond

New Ladder Installed
New Ladder Installed

West Section of Soffit Installed, Flashing on North Side
West Section of Soffit Installed, Flashing on North Side

Roof Panels Starting to be Installed with Boot at Weather Head
Roof Panels Starting to be Installed with Boot at Weather Head