A recovery scenario of interest to Idahoans, and to Idaho farmers in
particular, is one that suggests squeezing another million acre-feet of
water from the Upper Snake River drainage to aid salmon and steelhead passage
in the Columbia and Lower Snake rivers.
An independent study of such a scenario is being carried out by the
Bureau of Reclamation at the request of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
In its Lower Snake River Juvenile Salmon Migration Feasibility Study,
the Corps is …