Tony Creek

2 CFS Custom Farmers Screen

Quick Facts

  • Location: Dee, Oregon
  • Basin: Hood
  • Owner: Aldrich Ditch Company
  • Partners: Bonneville Power Administration, Specialty Metal Fab, Doug Adams Excavation
  • Funding: Farmers Irrigation District, Aldridge Ditch Company, FCA, and Bonneville Power Administration
  • Installation Date: Summer 2005

This Farmers Screen project addresses the following issues:

This Farmers Screen also screens water for fire hydrants in the area.

Tony Creek Farmers Screen in operation.

This Farmers Screen installation replaced an existing non-criteria screen.

Site Challenges:
• Very heavy load of leaves and woody debris.
• Flashy stream.

This Farmers Screen installation replaced an existing non-criteria screen. The intake features a small rock weir that directs water into a head-gate structure with a slide-gate. At the head-gate, the diverted water enters a 300 foot pipeline that delivers water to the screen structure.

The Farmers Screen at this site typically draws 1 CFS of water into the irrigation system. The screened water enters a pipeline that delivers water to orchards and other agricultural uses in Dee, Oregon.

The cleaning water returns to Tony Creek via an open natural channel.


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