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Photos of the Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

The Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant is located on the Sacramento River near the town of Red Bluff, California. This facility ia located next to the Red Bluff Diversion Dam, and was built to investigate and test fish friendly pumps and lifts that may be used throughout the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta at fish salvage and water diversion facilitiies. Click on the thumbnails below to see a bigger image:

Thumbnail image linking to 46 kbyte JPG file showing aerial view 1 of Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

Aerial view 1

Thumbnail image linking to 47 kbyte JPG file showing aerial view 2 of Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

Aerial view 2

Thumbnail image linking to 49 kbyte JPG file showing aerial view 3 of Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

Aerial view 3

Thumbnail image linking to 34 kbyte JPG file showing headwall and intake of Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

Headwall and intake

Thumbnail image linking to 37 kbyte JPG file showing pumps at Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

Fish-friendly pumps

Thumbnail image linking to 49 kbyte JPG image of Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant intake seen from vertical screens

Intake from vertical screens

Thumbnail image linking to 27 kbyte JPG file showing vertical screen at Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

Vertical screen

Thumbnail image linking to 33 kbyte JPG file showing screens and bypass channels at Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

Screens and bypass channels

Thumbnail image linking to 49 kbyte JPG file showing the fish holding tanks at Red Bluff Research Pumping Plant

Fish holding tanks

Modified on January 31, 2012