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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014

Nine Mile Reservoir drawdown to increase Monday

WATERSPORTS -- Generator updating at Nine Mile Dam on the Spokane River will require a further drawdown of Nine Mile Reservoir starting Monday, Avista officials say. The reservoir already has been lowered three feet since mid-August for the project to replace the original 1906 turbine...

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014

Nine Mile Reservoir drawdown starts Friday

WATERSPORTS -- The water level of Nine Mile Reservoir will be lowered 3 to 6 feet starting Friday to accommodate work underway at Nine Mile Dam. Avista Utilities is replacing original 1906 turbine generating Units 1 and 2, and associated equipment. The project requires the...

TUESDAY, NOV. 16, 2010


Avista: Pool levels to fluctuate behind Nine Mile Dam

PADDLING -- Reservoir levels behind Nine Mile Dam will be fluctuating in the next few weeks as dam operators test newly installed spillway gates, Avista announced today.The gates will allow the utility to maintain the reservoir pool at a more constant level throughout the year,...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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