Columbia Basin

Managers Aim For Cooler Water in Snake River to Aid Sockeye
Managers Aim For Cooler Water in Snake River to Aid Sockeye
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Managers have started releasing more cold water from a reservoir in northern Idaho for endangered Snake River sockeye salmon following a year where 99 percent of the run died due to lethally hot water. Bumping up the amount of 43-degree water released from Dworshak Reservoir on the North Fork Clearwater River is expected to keep water temperature at Lower Granite Dam on the Sna