The National Marine Fisheries Service gave the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
high marks in its work to obtain 427,000 acre-feet of water from the upper
Snake River to primarily aid in passage of fall chinook juvenile salmon
through the lower Snake River and Columbia River systems.
The water is available from April through August, but generally occurs
during the summer months of July and August to match the peak downstream
migration of the fall chinook. The water may also help the …