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Black Canyon Dam Third Hydroelectric Generating Unit Project
Lewiston Orchards Project Water Exchange and Title Transfer

News Releases
06/24/2016 Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for the Third Hydroelectric Unit Project at Black Canyon Dam
06/17/2016 Reclamation Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Increase in Discharge from Sorrento Lactalis Plant
06/03/2016 Reclamation to Temporarily Close One Lane on Highway 39 for Maintenance Work
06/02/2016 Snake River Flow Increasing to Benefit Native Fish
05/18/2016 Boise River Flow Increasing May 19 to Benefit Salmon
05/03/2016 Jackson Lake Dam Operations Meeting Set for May 19
04/29/2016 Reclamation to Permanently Close Owyhee Dam Boat Ramp for Safety Concerns
04/22/2016 Traffic Diverted for Routine Bridge Inspections Near Cascade Dam May 9
03/25/2016 Caution Advised as Boise River Flows Increase
02/23/2016 Reclamation to Host Open House on Proposed Third Hydroelectric Generating Unit at Black Canyon Dam
02/12/2016 Draft Environmental Assessment Released for Proposed Third Hydroelectric Generating Unit at Black Canyon Dam
01/28/2016 Reclamation Selects Ryan Newman to head the Upper Snake Field Office
01/26/2016 Routine Maintenance Continues Drawdown at Black Canyon Diversion Dam
01/25/2016 Recreation Facilities at Black Canyon Dam Parks Open for Reservations
10/23/2015 Utility Construction Extended at Palisades Dam
10/09/2015 Routine Maintenance Requires Drawdown at Black Canyon Diversion Dam
09/25/2015 Celebrate the Centennial of Arrowrock Dam
09/25/2015 Reclamation Selects Roland Springer to Lead the Snake River Area Office
09/24/2015 Public Scoping Period Extended for the Proposed Lewiston Orchards Project Water Exchange and Title Transfer
08/26/2015 Reclamation Awards Contract for Electrical Work at Anderson Ranch Field Station
08/07/2015 Reclamation to Host Public Scoping Meetings for the Proposed Lewiston Orchards Project Water Exchange and Title Transfer
08/05/2015 Reclamation Hosts Annual C.A.S.T. for Kids-Lets Move Outside Event at Black Canyon Park
07/16/2015 Palisades Dam Crest Temporarily Closed for Utility Construction
07/15/2015 Reclamation Restricts Use of Snake River Boat Ramp below Minidoka Dam
06/30/2015 Pedestrian Fishing Bridge Near Minidoka Dam to be Temporarily Closed for Construction
05/15/2015 Reclamation Signs Memorandum of Agreement for Advancement of Lewiston Orchards Water Exchange Concept
05/14/2015 Reclamation Awards $5.86 Million Contract for Turbine Overhaul at Minidoka Dam
05/14/2015 Minidoka Dam Spillway Completion Ceremony Open to the Public
05/08/2015 Snake River Flows Increasing to Benefit Native Fish
05/04/2015 Upper Snake Flows Increase May 11 to Benefit Salmon and Steelhead
05/04/2015 Jackson Lake Dam Operations Information Meeting
04/29/2015 Boise River Flows Set to Increase May 1
03/27/2015 Reclamation Seeks Public Input on Proposed Increase in Discharge from Sorrento Plant
03/12/2015 Boise River Flows Set to Increase

More news releases from the Pacific Northwest Region >>


Arrowrock Dam Built to Last

Arrowrock Dam Built to Last

BOISE, Idaho -- In 1915, Arrowrock Dam was once recognized as a the tallest dam in the world. On Oct 9, Reclamation celebrated its 100th birthday... More >>


Minidoka Dam Spillway Completion Ceremony

Minidoka Dam Spillway Completion Ceremony

The Minidoka Dam Spillway Completion Ceremony was held Wednesday May 27, 2015. The event marked completion of a four-year construction effort to modernize and straighten the spillway.... More >>


Partial Mammoth Skull Recovered from American Falls

Partial Mammoth Skull Recovered from American Falls Reservoir

American Falls, ID - It's not every day that an extinct elephant pokes its head out of the ground in Idaho... More >>


Public Outreach and Otto Otter Canal Safety Program >>


Last Updated: 6/24/16