This diversion is an important component to Middle Fork’s water delivery system.
Read more about the huge challenges MFID faces with flood events on Mt. Hood in this great article from the Watershed Hydrogeology Blog.
Eliot Creek carries heavy loads of glacial sediment as it flows down the north slope of Oregon's Mt. Hood.
Steel I-Beam footers in place.
View to the site during assembly of the screen.
Exterior wall assembly.
Workers assembling the interior screen walls.
Screen structure nearly complete.
HDPE pipe attached to diverted water plenum.
Upstream overview of the Eliot Creek dual Farmers Screen.
Overview of the Eliot Creek dual Farmers Screen.
Downstream view of the dual screen flumes.
Upstream view of the intake.
View to the head gate that controls the flow from Eliot Creek.
Upstream view of the screen structure, cleaning water spill.
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