Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery well renovation update
Tacoma Power is currently renovating five Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery wells. The trenching along the Barrier Dam boat launch road for the project has been completed. Construction will continue near the well pumps, so occasional traffic revisions may be necessary. Please be cautious when driving near construction crews. Read more.
Fish Report for July 27, 2015
During five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator, last week Tacoma Power recovered:
328 spring Chinook salmon, 57 jacks, 72 mini-jacks, 730 summer steelhead.
During the past week Tacoma Power employees released:
282 spring Chinook adults and 49 jacks into the Cispus River near the mouth of Yellow Jacket Creek
421 recycled summer steelhead at the Interstate-5 boat launch.
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 2,750 cubic feet per second on Monday, July 27. Water visibility is 15 feet.