monopoly_money.jpgA San Francisco small business has been awarded a $343,500 federal stimulus contract to improve the Lake Sonoma/Warm Springs Dam fish hatchery.

The San Francisco District of the Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to Yerba Buena Engineering & Construction, Inc., on Thursday as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, according to the agency.

The project will include installing a water filtration system and replacing the hatchery’s generator.

Work is scheduled to start March 15 and run through mid July.

Lake Sonoma and the Warm Springs Dam are federal property located near Geyserville in unincorporated Somona County.

They are operated by the Army Corps of Engineers and used for both recreation and regional water management.

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