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Project: Auburn Ravine-Hemphill Diversion Assessement Phase 2

Description: Funding for this Project will be used to complete the second phase of studies to evaluate existing conditions as part of the planning process to inform the possible removal of an anadromous fish passage barrier on Auburn Ravine where NID operates a diversion structure at the Hemphill site. The Project continues a comprehensive planning effort to analyze existing watershed information about Auburn Ravine including: sediment transport and streamflow data, water quality, fisheries data, recovery planning for threatened and endangered species, and consultation and coordination with federal, state, and local partners in development and selection of preferred alternative.

Reference Number: 3600BP1696027

Implemented By: Nevada Irrigation District

Objective: This project will collect geomorphic and fisheries data in the project affected area that is necessary to advance ongoing efforts to design an alternative that will re-establish year-round connectivityin Auburn Ravine for anadromous salmonids in the Sacramento Valley region.

Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $177,042.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 5/31/2020    Actual Completion: 6/4/2020

Associated Counties: Multiple

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration6/30/2017$177,042.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Modeling  

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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