Pipeline Crossing for Sewage: Sacramento, CA

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This is the location for a new sewage pipeline that needed to be installed across this stream for a new housing subdivision north of Sacramento, California. You can see the start of the diversion channel in the right side of the picture. Notice the width of the diversion channel.


The mouth of the diversion channel had to be widened and lowered considerably before the AquaDam® could be installed just downstream.  


An overview of the diversion channel with 30-40% of the stream flow running through it before the AquaDam® is installed. 


This is a view looking downstream along the diversion channel before the AquaDam® has been installed. Clearly, the diversion channel is not big enough to handle the entire stream flow without causing erosion along the banks.


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