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!

 
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March 20, 2024 Agenda

Fruitgrowers Dam Outlet Gate Improvements Project

Meeting #17 Agenda
March 20, 2024
10:00 a.m.

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

Attendees

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

Agenda

Work Completed

  • Installed railing @ platform & finished anchoring and bracing.
  • Procured and installed connection links for chain at sprocket assemblies.
  • Added 3/4” gravel to east side of building.
  • White Star completed trim out. Installed NEMA box and electrical box @ Circle Ditch.
  • Installed brackets throughout.
  • Concrete placed at Circle Ditch post.
  • Ordered drain line slide gate for downstream structure. Should have an arrival update from Bolinger and Queen by early next week.

2 Week Look Ahead

  • Tape, texture & paint. Didn’t want to start while electricians were in the building. (3/20—3/26)
  • Thresholds/parameters on actuators (torque, open and close) - (3/20)
  • Actuator & valve operation—(3/21 @ 10 AM).
  • Final Site, shaft and building cleanup—(3/26—3/29).
  • Install blocking @ guardrail & put guard rail back into place (Procure blocking next week). Install as soon as post blocking arrives.
  • Backfill post @ Circle Ditch (3/28).
  • Install line tower. (3/26—3/27)
  • Installation of roof turbine and vent piping from roof to shaft base will be installed. Anticipated to finish (3/27/24).
  • Installation of all component covers, plates at lower and upper assemblies as well as safety line tower. (Completed by 3/28).

Once thresholds/parameters are set today, valves can be turned and project is substantially complete. Installation of remaining components and finishes will be completed by 3/29.

Lower Section Drive Components and Platform w/ railing installed
Lower secton drive components and platform with railing installed

Clamps installed at brackets around vent pipes and lighting
Clamps installed at brackets around vent pipes and lighting

 

3/4" screened rock spread around exterior of building.

 

3/4" screened rock spread around exterior of building