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Long Lake Dam on the Spokane River west of Spokane creates Lake Spokane.
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Lake Spokane drawdown begins Oct. 1

RESERVOIRS -- A drawdown of Lake Spokane will begin on Oct. 1 in connection with construction for upgrading the spillway on Long Lake Dam to reduce dissolved oxygen that can harm downstream fish. The Spokane River reservoir will be gradually lowered about three feet, likely...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2013

Lake Roosevelt levels were trending upward in the third week of March 2013. (U.S Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt water levels staying high

BOATING -- The level of Lake Roosevelt is about 1280.60 feet, and it's trending up almost to summer-like levels with little beach showing on the shorelines.. The elevation of Lake Roosevelt is expected to rise over the next week. It is antipated the elevation will...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

Lake Roosevelt water level forecast Feb. 28, 2013. (U.S Bureau of Reclamation)

Lake Roosevelt water levels to be steady

RESERVOIRS -- The level of Lake Roosevelt was 1275 today and likely will be stable for a while. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation antipates the elevation will be in the 1275 -1276 range through the next week. Currently, Grand Coulee Dam is being operated to...

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