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Completed Fish Passage & Related Projects
Alameda Creek Pipeline No. 1 Fish Screen 4 fish screens
This project consisted of the installation of a fish screen that included multiple
self-cleaning cylindrical fish screens, fencing, control panel and electrical
boxes, and a section of new pipe that connected the fish screens pipe
manifold to the existing Alameda Creek Pipeline No. 1 diversion pipe. 
The screen prevents juvenile steelhead trout from being carried into the
diversion pipeline and adjacent groundwater recharge pond.


Location:
              In the City of Fremont, along the north side of the 
                              Alameda Creek Flood Control Channel between 
                              Mission Boulevard and the Union Pacific Railroad Bridge.

Completion Date:  March, 2008

Funding:              The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation awarded 
                             $500,000 to the District as financial support for this 
                             project.




Bunting Pond Fish Screen Bunting pond fish screen
This project included modification of the water diversion intake and installation
of a fish screen, fencing, control panel, and trail modification. The fish screen
system consists of one self-cleaning cylindrical screen with a track system on
a concrete pad along the bank of the Alameda Creek Flood Control
Channel (ACFCC). The screen system and diversion intake is used to divert
water from the ACFCC to Bunting Pond.  The screen will prevent juvenile
steelhead trout from being trapped in Bunting Pond.


Location:
             In the City of Fremont, along the south side of the 
                             ACFCC between the Union Pacific Railroad bridge 
                             and Alameda Water District Rubber Dam No. 3.

Completion Date:  January, 2010

Funding:              The California Department of Water Resources 
                             awarded $600,000 to the District as financial support 
                             for this project.




Rubber Dam No. 2 Decommissioning & Foundation Modification Project rd 1
This project consisted of the removal of the fabric portion of the District's Rubber
Dam No. 2 and the removal of a section of the dam's foundation to allow for fish
passage in the lower portion of the Alameda Creek Flood Control Channel under
low flow conditions.


Location:             In the City of Fremont, within the Alameda Creek Flood 
                             Control Channel adjacent to the Quarry Lakes 
                             Regional Recreational Area.

Completion Date:  January, 2010

Funding:              The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation awarded 
                             500,000 to the District as financial support for this
                             project.






 

Shinn Pond Gravity Rediversion Pipeline No. 2Shinn
The project consisted of installation of the 54-inch gravity rediversion pipeline with an intake structure in the bank of Shinn Pond, a flow metering vault, isolation gate valve and an outlet structure into Stevenson Pond. In addition, the project included the removal of Shinn Pond Pump Station and grout filling of the abandoned Rock Pond diversion pipeline between the Union Pacific Railroad and Bay Area Rapid Transit tracks.

 
Completion Date:    February 2014










Kaiser Pond Fish Screen
Kaiser
The project included the installation of 48-inch diversion pipeline and  cylindrical fish screen to replace the existing unscreened diversion. The fish screen system consist of one self-cleaning cylindrical screen with a track system on a concrete pad along the bank of the Alameda Creek Flood Control Channel (ACFCC) to prevent juvenile steelhead trout  from being trapped in Kaiser Pond. The screen system and diversion intake is used to divert water from the ACFCC to Kaiser Pond.
 




Completion Date:     February 2014

 
Funding:                The District received $445,000 in fi
nancial support for this
                                project from the California Department of Fish and
                                Game Fisheries Restoration Grant Program. 








Rubber Dam No. 1 Fabric ReplacementRubber Dam
Rubber Dam No. 1 was installed in 1971 and is now approaching the end of its
useful life. The replacement of Rubber Dam No. 1 will ensure the District's long
term ability to maintain and improve the reliability of our critical water diversions from Alameda Creek to the Quarry Lakes Recreational Area for groundwater recharge. 

The project will contain the following associated work:
    •  Replacement of the dam rubber (fabric) membrane element
    •  Replacement of existing dam anchorage


Location:   In the City of Fremont, within the Alameda Creek Flood Control
                    Channel upstream of the BART weir and UPRR bridge
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                    Location Map.

Completion Date:   
2015
 



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