The Grant County Public Utility District last week extended protective
flow levels from its Priest Rapids Dam for an additional week to protect
late-spawning fall chinook egg nests, or "redds," in the Hanford
And from this week until June, Grant PUD hopes to hold flows at 60,000
cubic feet per second (cfs), rather than the required 55,000 cfs, in order
to better protect the eggs through incubation and emergence.
"Our November 22 observations of continued …