PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
JASON WALD, left, monitors diver Chuck Phipps via video, while Kris Hunter, right, feeds the air line.
PUMPS, including a backup pump, draw water from Caples Lake to maintain fishery flows into Caples Lake via a bypass.
SYBLON REID CONSTRUCTION workers, left to right, Andy Hedley and Russ Cowthon, hold up the new gate that includes the steel encased bottom, or leading edge, of the gate, while EID engineer Jake Eymann explains its use.
EID ENGINEER Jake Eymann, left, talks with Syblon Reid Superintendent Eric Slupinek, right. In the background, left to right, are EID on-site inspector Reese Gary and public information analyst Jesse Saich. Democrat photos by Michael Raffety

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