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Boise River flows decreasing to irrigation demands

BOISE, Idaho – The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will decrease flows from Lucky Peak Dam by 300 cubic feet per second (cfs) on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 8 am. Flows through the city of Boise, as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge, will decrease to approximately 900 cfs by Thursday afternoon. Read More >>


Reclamation to close Cascade dam road for maintenance

CASCADE, Idaho – The Bureau of Reclamation will temporarily close the roadway across Cascade Dam to the public while maintenance work is performed between June 25 and June 29, 2018, from Lake Way to Shore Drive. Read More >>


Reclamation seeks comments on Minidoka Powerplant Unit 7 maintenance project

MINIDOKA COUNTY, Idaho – The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking comments on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the maintenance and rehabilitation of the Minidoka Powerplant Unit 7 draft tube bulkhead structure, located at Minidoka Dam in Minidoka County, Idaho. Read More >>


Yakima Basin Water Supply - June Forecast

YAKIMA, Wash. – The Bureau of Reclamation’s June 2018 Total Water Supply Available forecast for the Yakima basin indicates the water supply will adequately satisfy senior and junior water rights this irrigation season. Read More >>


Reclamation to Conduct Drone Flights at Grand Coulee Dam

GRAND COULEE, Washington — The Bureau of Reclamation is planning to conduct Unmanned Aircraft System, also known as a “drone,” flights over and around Grand Coulee Dam to photograph and obtain video footage of the structure while water is spilling over the drum gates during the month of June. Read More >>



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Grand Coulee Guided Tours Grand Coulee Dam Tours

This 50-minute guided tour is free of charge and available only on a first-come, first-served basis. Read More >>

Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show

Grand Coulee's laser light show, One River, Many Voices, is held nightly at Grand Coulee Dam starting the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend through September 30. Read More >>


Black Canyon Parks Open for Reservation Black Canyon Parks in Idaho

Black Canyon Parks are open from mid-May to mid-September. Call (208) 365-2682 or check the calendar for available dates. Read More >>


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The Pacific Northwest Regional Projects Statement of Construction Cost and Repayment presenting the relationship between project cost and repayment are available. Please contact Finance Officer, Jaime Vazquez, at (208) 378-5070 or jvazquez@usbr.gov to obtain a copy of the specific project SPCCR.

Last Updated: 6/21/18