Water Collector, Sonoma County, CA

T-shaped structure

Detailed Description

Sonoma County Water Agency collector well along Russian River near Wholer Bridge. The water agency operates five similar wells on the Russian River. All use the Raney design with laterals extending beneath the river bed in a radial pattern from the main caisson. Each of these wells are capable of producing between 15 and 20 million gallons of water per day. The river water is naturally filtered as it moves through the river bed sediments to the collector wells. 


Image Dimensions: 960 x 1283

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Location Taken: CA, US