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 Aug. 24, 2015
During five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator, last week Tacoma Power recovered:
124 spring Chinook adults, 23 jacks, 50 mini-jacks, 22 fall Chinook adults, eight jacks, 828 summer-run steelhead and one cutthroat trout.
During the past week Tacoma Power employees released:
111 spring Chinook adults and 20 jacks into the Cispus River near the mouth of Yellow Jacket Creek
22 fall Chinook adults, eight jacks and one cutthroat trout into the Tilton River at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton
River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 2,580 cubic feet per second on Monday, Aug. 24.