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!


January 31, 2024 Agenda

Fruitgrowers Dam Outlet Gate Improvements Project

Meeting #11 Agenda
January 31, 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

  • Ordered integrated slide gate and actuator from Watch Technologies. Expected ship date: first week of April. If they have an opening they will fit in to ship sooner.
  • Ordered motorized actuators. First one expected within a week, second one by end of February.
  • Doughty completed fabrication of adaptor plates. Picked up on Monday.
  • High Country fabricating drive shaft revised for dimensions of motorized actuators. All fabrication expected to be complete in the next 2 weeks.
  • Confirmed dimensions of Circle Ditch equipment enclosure and breaker with White Star. Waiting on revised submittals.
  • White Star Electric began rough-in. Expect rough-in inspection on Friday 2/2/24.
  • Set equipment building on slab and platform in shaft. Cut out bottom section of ladder. Completed framing and installed ice and water shield. Building is dried in.
  • DMEA finished running powerlines.
  • Excavated for installation of Circle Ditch pole and irrigation box. Set box.
  • Picked up Versetta Stone.

2 Week Look Ahead

  • Run conduit at Circle Ditch. Install NEMA Enclosure on galvanized pole after pouring in place.
  • Continue to install fabricated materials in shaft, hardware and accessories. Installation of new ladder and shaft brackets.
  • Hydrovac scheduled for this morning at stilling basin.
  • Will start pond work at Wick Dairy today. Hope to complete before weather sits in on Friday.
  • High Country Manufacturing to continue fabrication of machine components. Should start seeing shaft pieces by end of next week.
  • After electrical inspection, insulate and start installing building finishes on interior and exterior as week as well as installation of door and window.

January 25, 2024 — Setting equipment building.

Setting equipment building

January 30, 2024 — DMEA Onsite to Set Last Pole & Run Powerline

DMEA Onsite to Set Last Poleand Run Powerline

January 30, 2024 — Building Dried-In

Building Dried-In

Meeting Questions

The remaining time is available for questions.