JULY 25, 2006 We have taken a number of pics while standing in the basin before the water arrives. The plan is to never be able to do this again....at least, that's the plan. We are looking toward the dam, rising in the distance. The 6 ft tall drain filter case can be seen projecting from the bottom; it sits in a wide, shallow puddle of water. Old reliable is parked atop the dam. The primary spillway pipe can be seen just to the right of the car; a black hole near the top of the dam. The bottom of this pipe will dictate the elevation of the normal pool. This is our goal.