Klamath River

Plans To Remove Klamath River Dams Moves Forward
Plans To Remove Klamath River Dams Moves Forward
Plans To Remove Klamath River Dams Moves Forward
Plans to remove four Pacific Corps hydro-electric dams in the lower Klamath River made a big step Friday.  Pacific Powers’ Tom Gauntt said the environmental impact statement released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission provides guidance for the future.   “It sp...
OSU Looking At Impact Of Dam Removal
OSU Looking At Impact Of Dam Removal
OSU Looking At Impact Of Dam Removal
Oregon State University begins a unique partnership this month, joining a local tribe to study the impact of removing four Klamath River dams.  Removing the dams built between 1918 and 1962 will be a massive undertaking. “By a number of measures, it is the largest restoration, the largest dam removal in history, globally.” Water...
KWU: Federal Plan Leaves Southern Oregon Growers With Few Options
KWU: Federal Plan Leaves Southern Oregon Growers With Few Options
KWU: Federal Plan Leaves Southern Oregon Growers With Few Options
The federal government's 2022 Klamath Project Operations Plan includes redirecting irrigation water to artificially augment flows 40 miles downstream in the Klamath River. Paul Simmons with the Klamath Water Users Association said a large number of farmers and ranchers on at least 50,000 acres in southern Oregon will not have a single drop of water this season. An ...