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Reclamation's Science and Technology project of the year control's invasive mussel biofouling in hydropower cooling systems using hydro-optic UV light
The Bureau of Reclamation's Science and Technology Program focuses on providing innovative solutions for water and power challenges in the western United States. One research project stood out in 2018 and was recently selected as the Project of the Year. The award was presented to Sherri Pucherelli for the project entitled, "Control of biofouling in hydropower cooling systems using hydro-optic ultraviolet light." The award was selected for its positive impact to Reclamation, other federal and non-federal partners, its efforts to address the current Department of the Interior priorities, the involvement of partners, and its level of innovation. Learn More →
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Colorado high school students compete at the 52nd annual Colorado High School Bridge Building Competition at the Bureau of Reclamation Laboratory in Denver
Students from throughout Colorado descended upon the Bureau of Reclamation's laboratory in Denver, Colorado, for the 2019 Colorado High School Bridge Building Competition. They bring their wooden bridges to test the strength of their designs, competing against other students and schools from throughout the state. Learn More →
Unprecedented flows at McKay Dam near Pendleton, Oregon. Reclamation and local officials are working together to manage the volume of water rushing through the system. Learn more...