Water Shortage
6:06 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Pacificorp Offers To Alleviate Klamath Water Shortage By Drawing Down Reservoirs

Upper Klamath lake is like a giant reservoir at the top of the Klamath River.
Credit Walter Siegmund / Wikimedia Commons

Power Company PacifiCorp has offered to draw down two of its reservoirs on the Klamath River this summer to try to help ranchers facing a water shutoff in Oregon’s Klamath basin.

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New White Salmon River
6:51 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Paddlers Explore Lower White Salmon River, Blocked For 100 Years

Photo of a salmon swimming upstream.
Credit Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Last week, power company PacifiCorp quietly announced it had finished removing the Condit dam in southwest Washington. It’s the second largest dam removal ever in the United States, and it’s revealed a stretch of the White Salmon River that was lost for 100 years.

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Condit Dam Demolition
4:30 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Demolition Of Washington's Condit Dam Nearing Completion

A file photo of Condit Dam before it was breached by explosives.
D. Kvamme PacifiCorp

Federal regulators have granted a short extension to complete the removal of Condit Dam on southwest Washington's White Salmon River. Originally, demolition crews were supposed to be done with the nearly year-long project by August 31.

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