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The October-December 2017 Flagship is available to view online.
Flagship October-December 2017
The October-December 2017 Flagship is available to view online.
The White River’s 2016 Chinook salmon run numbers were the best seen in 71 years until 2017’s run.

Runs consistently averaged 1,565 in the early 2000s, but 2017’s count as of mid-October was 15,565, a 67 percent increase from 2016’s 9,347 total.
White River Chinook runs rising through collaborative efforts, operational changes
The White River’s 2016 Chinook salmon run numbers were the best seen in 71 years until 2017’s run. Runs consistently averaged 1,565 in the early 2000s, but 2017’s count as of mid-October was 15,565, a 67 percent increase from 2016’s 9,347 total.
Seattle District's Tim Warren, Cathie Desjardin and Charles Ifft pose for a photograph in Tallahassee, Florida. They are deployed as an Infrastructure Assessment Team where they are managing water and waste water treatment plant assessments as well as other technical assistance requests. The District, has so far deployed 13 technical experts to support both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.
Seattle District assists hurricane recovery efforts
Seattle District's Tim Warren, Cathie Desjardin and Charles Ifft pose for a photograph in Tallahassee, Florida. They are deployed as an Infrastructure Assessment Team where they are managing water and waste water treatment plant assessments as well as other technical assistance requests. The District, has so far deployed 13 technical experts to support both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.
Katie Garon, Richard Smith and Michael Swenson are photographed with granite tiles, which are staged to be installed to reinforce a tunnel at Mud Mountain Dam. Each of these tiles weigh about a thousand pounds. The tunnel is nearly 1800 feet long by about 9-ft wide, and these tiles are about 2-ft square.
Mud Mountain Dam's granite tiles
Katie Garon, Richard Smith and Michael Swenson are photographed with granite tiles, which are staged to be installed to reinforce a tunnel at Mud Mountain Dam. Each of these tiles weigh about a thousand pounds. The tunnel is nearly 1800 feet long by about 9-ft wide, and these tiles are about 2-ft square.
Seattle District employees pose for a group photo June 29, 2017.
Seattle District
Seattle District employees pose for a group photo June 29, 2017.

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Army Corps Northwest Washington permitting office relocating December 15

12/14/2017
The Northwest Washington permitting office for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch begins relocating to a new site on December 15. The office will be open in its new location 1001 Larrabee Avenue, Suite 101, Bellingham, Washington, 98225 by December 22, 2017.

Officials seek public comments on Albeni Falls Fish Passage project

12/7/2017
SEATTLE - Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are seeking public comments on the draft integrated Post-Authorization Decision Document and Environmental Assessment for the Albeni Falls Dam Fish Passage project.

Corps water managers take flood control management of three dams

11/22/2017
SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers from the Seattle District’s Reservoir Control Center are regulating flows for Wynoochee, Ross and Upper Baker Dams. The engineers began regulating the flows for the Western Washington dams November 21 at Wynoochee and November 22 at Upper Baker and Ross. Corps operation of these utility-owned projects occurs during flood events per established protocols.

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