PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
RESERVOIR A Chief Plant Operator, Bryson Pearson, left, stands with EID Senior Engineer Bob Rice, overlooking a water storage tank which holds 2.6 million gallons a day at Reservoir A near Sly Park Road. The treatment plant's maximum production is 56 million gallons per day. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
EID SENIOR ENGINEER, Bob Rice, right, shows EID Flume Tour participants a rusty water pipe that was found at Reservoir A chemical treatment plant near Sly Park Road. The treatment plant is currently being renovated and in the process of converting from chlorine gas to liquid chlorine. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
CRUSHED ROCK REINFORCES a road leading to Flume 41. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
DAVID JERMSTAD, of Carlton Engineering, center, talks about the construction on Flume 41. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
A METAL CATWALK underneath the wooden flume enabled construction crews to flow concrete material into the stacked rock foundation underneath Flume 41 and reinforce it with rebar. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
PARTICIPANTS on the tour of the El Dorado Irrigation District's Flume 41 look over the wooden flume that will be replaced by concrete flume sections later this month, while others underneath the flume examine the foundation that was beefed up by injecting shotcrete into the rock foundation and adding in horizontal rebar as much as 60 feet long. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

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