Steady flows below Bonneville Dam continued
this week to aid early-arriving fall chinook and will probably continue
through the winter as endangered Columbia River Chum salmon are expected
The US Army Corps of Engineers is operating
the dams outflows to reduce fluctuations that normally occur this time
of year because of power production. The extreme fluctuations posed the
danger of de-watering areas where fall chinook may have already spawned.
“Typically, the hourly …

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