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By Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman Increasing the amount of water spilled over eight Snake and Columbia river dams to keep juvenile fish away from hydroelectric turbines might be enough to recover most of Idaho’s endangered salmon populations without breaching dams, … Read on
The project consists of Ice Harbor Dam, powerhouse, navigation lock, two fish ladders, and facilities. The project provides navigation, hydroelectric generation, recreation, and incidental irrigation.
Palisades Dam is located on the Snake River about 55 miles southeast of Idaho Falls, Idaho. It is a large zoned earthfill structure 270 feet high, has a crest length of 2,100 feet, and contains 13,571,000 cubic yards of material. Read on