Northwest Hydropower News Archives 2010 & Older

Tag: Fish Migration

Safe passage for fish a challenge at The Dalles

Fish biologist to take dam off to-do list By Quinton Smith Oregonian There were fish problems at The Dalles Dam. Too many young salmon and steelhead migrating down the Columbia River each spring and summer never made it past. A … Read on 

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Resurgent Northwest salmon show dam ‘spill’ is better than barging

Salmon success recasts debate By Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman Lorri Bodi’s call in the 1990s for federal dam managers to divert Columbia River flows away from hydroelectric turbines to aid endangered salmon was met by anger and an army of … Read on 

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New hatchery part of Grant PUD licensing costs

By Lynne Lynch Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA — The costs associated with the estimated $43 million Chief Joseph Hatchery north of Brewster were planned spending for Grant County PUD’s licensing efforts. Grant PUD received a new federal license to own … Read on 

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Madras Inventor Makes "Pipe” Dream a Reality

By Susan Matheny Pioneer Paul Jensen, who for decades flew the air streams as a crop spraying pilot, saw a correlation between airflow and waterflow, which helped lead to his invention of a vastly improved fish bypass system for dams. … Read on 

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Applegate dam gets approval for hydropower

Federal commission issues license to retrofit dam for electricity generation By Mark Freeman Mail Tribune Water flowing out of Applegate Dam could begin generating electricity in as early as four years under a new federal hydropower license issued Thursday to … Read on 

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What’s all the dam fuss about?

Army Corps plays with Willamette water flows By Camilla Mortensen Eugene Weekly Green Douglas firs where the waters cut through. Down her wild mountains and canyons she flew. Canadian Northwest to the ocean so blue, Roll on, Columbia, roll on. … Read on 

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Bigger than Elwha project: Utility to fell 4 Klamath dams

By Staff Peninsula Daily News KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — What is being touted as the world’s biggest dam-removal project — larger and more complex than the Elwha River dam removals near Port Angeles — an agreement has been reached to … Read on 

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