Stories tagged: reservoirs
Wed., April 26, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Deeper Lake Roosevelt drawdown halted at tribe’s request
Good news for fishermen, boaters and travelers relying on the Gifford-Inchelium Ferry: The Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation announced last week that they were halting continuation of the …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
WSU scientists say man-made reservoirs may be a contributor to global warming
Reservoirs behind dams release significant amounts of greenhouse gases, and their output should be counted in future emissions reporting, says a new study from Washington State University.
Sun., April 26, 2015, 7:43 a.m.
Low runoff boon to spring recreation on reservoirs
Forecasts for below-normal spring runoff are prompting an early start to the boating and camping season behind the region’s big dams. Reservoir drawdowns are less severe this year because hydro-power …