Tag Archive: fish passage

Aug 24 2012

New Fish Screen Design

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If you have ever worked on a project involving fish screens you will appreciate the new design that is discussed in the following video.  I am interested to see how quickly and where these get installed. Helping farmers save fish from Farmers Conservation Alliance on Vimeo. For more information on the fish screens and some …

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Mar 09 2012

Horse Creek Dam Demolition and Habitat Restoration Footage

Today we have a video of another dam demolition, this time on Horse Creek in Santa Barbara County in southern California to help restore habitat for steelhead. The Vimeo site for the video explains some of the background of the steelhead habitat study and the destruction of the dam: In October 2006, a diverse group …

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Nov 17 2011

Gradient Facility on the Sacramento River

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The Glenn Colusa Irrigation District (GCID) Gradient Facility (GF) is located on the Sacramento River west of Chico California, upstream from Hamilton City. The GF is part of The Fish Screen Improvement Project completed in 2000.  The primary purpose of the GF is to increase upstream water surface elevation by approximately 3 feet.  The GF …

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Nov 15 2011

“Natural Dams”

Dam removals have been a “BIG” item in the news lately.  This is true in both the size and number that are happening, and the fact that the largest, and second largest, dam removals in U.S. history are currently underway.  In case this is news to you, here are a few of the larger removals …

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