The following report on the Temporary Barriers Project is for your information and action, as appropriate. This report will be transmitted whenever changes occur to the operation of the barriers, and as a result of modeling and/or field monitoring of water levels in the south Delta.
STATUS AS OF: Friday, July 28, 2006
The HORB was not installed this spring due to high flows. The HORB will be installed in the fall if needed for dissolved oxygen improvements in the SJR and if requested by DFG.
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All barriers have been closed and are in full tidal operation. Construction cleanup was completed at the Grantline Canal Barrier on Wednesday 7-26-06. Slight settlement issues at both the
Construction cleanup at both the Middle River and
Modeling was completed and the results attached. Water levels at all 3 barriers are in very good shape; above 1 ft MSL at Middle River at
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Mark A. Holderman, P.E.
Chief, Temporary Barriers Project and
California Department of Water Resources
Phone: (916) 653-7429 FAX: (916) 653-6077
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