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Snapshots

  1. Feather Meets Sac

    Snapshot Title: Feather Meets Sac
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    Feather River on left, Sacramento on Right.



  2. Arco Arena

    Snapshot Title: Arco Arena
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    In Natomas Basin (floodplain surrounded by levees)



  3. Sac Metro Airport

    Snapshot Title: Sac Metro Airport
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

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  4. Natomas Cross Canal

    Snapshot Title: Natomas Cross Canal
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    Diverts foothill creeks around the Natomas Basin.



  5. Mouth of Butte Creek

    Snapshot Title: Mouth of Butte Creek
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    Butte Creek flows from the mountains Northeast of Chico and flows across the Sacramento Valley toward the Sutter Buttes. It is shunted around the West end of the Sutter Buttes and into the borrow pit...



  6. Sacramento River

    Snapshot Title: Sacramento River
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    The river is tightly leveed downstream from here, and upstream until Colusa.



  7. Feather River

    Snapshot Title: Feather River
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    Largest watershed in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range and source of 75% of the water in California's State Water Project.



  8. Fremont Weir

    Snapshot Title: Fremont Weir
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    Concrete-topped levee allows Sacramento River to spill into the Yolo Bypass at higher flows.



  9. Yolo Bypass

    Snapshot Title: Yolo Bypass
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    Carries floodwaters from the Sacramento River and Westside tributaries around Sacramento and West Sacramento.



  10. Colusa Basin Drainage Canal

    Snapshot Title: Colusa Basin Drainage Canal
    Taken by: Zeke Lunder

    Image: Fremont Weir and the Confluence of the Sacramento and Feather Rivers
    Image Owner: Zeke Lunder



    Description:

    This drains most of the Westside of the Sacramento Valley between Dunnigan and Willows.