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Reclamation to close Lake Way and Cascade Dam bridges

CASCADE, Idaho – The Bureau of Reclamation is temporarily closing Lake Way Bridge and Cascade Dam Spillway Bridge April 11, 2018, to perform routine inspections near Cascade Dam in Cascade. Read More >>


Reclamation announces the temporary closure of Haystack Reservoir recreation area

MADRAS, Ore. – The Bureau of Reclamation is temporarily closing West Shore Recreation Area at Haystack Reservoir April 9 through May 4, to pave the roads, campsites, and parking lots at the reservoir. Haystack Reservoir is located about 10 miles south of Madras. Read More >>


Yakima Basin Water Supply - April Forecast

YAKIMA, Wash. – The Bureau of Reclamation’s April 2018 Total Water Supply Available (TWSA) forecast for the Yakima Basin indicates the water supply will fully satisfy senior and junior water rights this irrigation season. Read More >>


Boise River flows will increase this week

BOISE, Idaho – The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will continue to increase flows through the city of Boise. Currently, Boise River flows through town are 3,600 cubic-feet-per-second (cfs) and will increase by 500 cfs on Friday, April 6, and an additional 500 cfs on Monday, April 9, 2018. Read More >>


New Hydroelectric Project on Hold at Black Canyon Diversion Dam

BOISE, Idaho – Plans to construct a new third hydroelectric powerplant at Black Canyon Diversion Dam have been placed on hold due to a new business case analysis that shows construction costs are greater than the benefits of additional power generation. Read More >>


Boise River flow continues to increase next week

The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will continue to increase flows through the city of Boise this week. Currently, flows through town are 2,600 cubic-feet-per-second (cfs) and will increase by 500 cfs on Tuesday, April 3, and an additional 500 cfs on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. 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 >>


Special Notice

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: 4/11/18