Hydro Operators Evaluate Best Passage Route For Spawned Steelhead (Kelt) Returning To Ocean

The sluiceway at Bonneville Dam’s Powerhouse 1 (nearest the Oregon shore) passed with flying colors tests evaluating whether it would be a suitable passage route for spawned out steelhead, or kelt.

The kelt are headed downstream toward saltwater and thus have the potential to turn around and return later in the year to spawn again.

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