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Oroville Operations & Maintenance Center Garage Shop & Temporary Office Building
Oroville Operations & Maintenance Center Garage Shop & Temporary Office Building project proposes to construct two building within the Oroville Field Division yard.
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North Bay Aqueduct Alternate Intake Project (NBAAIP)
The North Bay Aqueduct (NBA) Alternate Intake Project (AIP) proposes an alternate intake for the NBA to draw water from the Sacramento River, and by a new pipeline segment, connect it to the existing NBA near North Bay Regional Water Treatment Plant in Fairfield.
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East Branch Extension – Phase I Improvements
The East Branch Extension - Phase I Improvements project would increase the operating storage capacity of the existing Crafton Hills Reservoir from 85 acre-feet to about 225 acre-feet.
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In the mid-1980’s through early 1990’s, the Division of Engineering performed the design and the construction management for enlarging the East Branch of the California Aqueduct by 750 cubic feet per second.
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  A. D.  Edmonston Pumping Plant Pump Replacement
Completed in 1974, A. D. Edmonston Pumping Plant is the highest lift pumping plant in the State Water Project.  With 14 pumps rated at 320 cubic feet per second, Edmonston lifts water 1926 feet to cross the Tehachapi Mountains in a series of tunnels and inverted siphons.
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East Branch Extension – Phase II
In 1995, the Division of Engineering was asked to participate in a study to extend the California Aqueduct to Cherry Valley to supply project water to the San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency.
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Hyatt Pumping-Generating Plant Turbine and Pump-Turbine Refurbishment
Hyatt Power Plant is an underground, hydroelectric, pumping-generating facility constructed in the bedrock below Lake Oroville. A cavern the size of two football fields was dug out to house the facility. Construction of the plant began in 1964 and was completed in 1967. The power plant went online in 1969 with the capacity to produce 645 megawatts from its three turbines and three reversible pump-turbines, enough electricity to supply about 600,000 homes.
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