Tag Archives: Lake Roosevelt

FDR Lake Level Update

Lake Roosevelt will likely drop to about the 1,261 feet above sea level, or just 29 feet from full pool, according to the latest information the agency has. That’s a far cry from the 1,228 or so level it dropped … Continue reading

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Water has stopped

The incredibly long spill of water over the top of Grand Coulee Dam came to an end sometime during the night. Now the Dam is silently spectacular. Plus, locals like me can now hear the other sounds of summer– lawn … Continue reading

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Star Update: School district may sue USBR

Star Update: School district may sue USBR for school funds – David is going to take on Goliath, and it’s all about m… http://ow.ly/1fV4PQ No, I don’t think they’re crazy or stupid. I think they have no choices left. If … Continue reading

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Cooling off the Columbia: Can dams do more? · OPB News

Cooling off the Columbia: Can dams do more? · OPB News. I’ve been wondering when this argument would arise in a serious way. Could dams do more to keep water temperatures down to a level better for salmon and steelhead? … Continue reading

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Save the fish — waste electricity

The normal environmental mantra calls for saving electricity. Conservation is key to forming an environmentally sustainable social and industrial infrastructure. Over the long term, that is no doubt true, but at the moment in the U.S. Pacific Northwest corner of … Continue reading

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Agencies managing coming torrent

As local areas brace for flooding, Lake Roosevelt is a buffer for communities downstream. Even so, Portland is showing a few signs of minor flooding along its swanky waterfront area, where high water is lapping at sidewalks. After a long, … Continue reading

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Powerline discussion to continue

USBR, BPA to hold public meeting on options in Environmental Assessment report on moving powerlines to the surface The Bonneville Power Administration will call a public meeting in Coulee Dam May 18 to gather public reaction to its findings on … Continue reading

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