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Vessels belonging to the Navy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District and U.S. Coast Guard participated in a mock fuel spill drill known as the joint Boom Deployment and Spill Response Exercise, June 6, 2017, near Blake Island, Washington.
Joint Spill Exercise
7/20/2017 1:47:00 PM
A balloon-tagged coho heads down the pipe that routes them into a prototype smolt slide for survivability and injury testing. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials continually look for ways to help salmon traverse the 100-year-old Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. After their trip down the slide the balloons inflate, bringing the fish to the surface where boat teams recovered and inspected them.
Chittenden Locks help juvenile salmon on journey to Puget Sound
5/19/2017 1:15:00 PM
One of three teams nets a balloon-tagged coho after a trip over the prototype smolt slide at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 100-year-old Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. The salmon are part of the prototype’s survivability and injury testing. Once captured the salmon were inspected for injury and then transferred to 600 gallon pools and held for 48 hours to look for delayed effects.
Chittenden Locks help juvenile salmon on journey to Puget Sound
5/19/2017 1:15:00 PM
One of three teams nets a balloon-tagged coho after a trip over the prototype smolt slide at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 100-year-old Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. The salmon are part of the prototype’s survivability and injury testing. Once captured the salmon were inspected for injury and then transferred to 600 gallon pools and held for 48 hours to look for delayed effects.
Chittenden Locks help juvenile salmon on journey to Puget Sound
5/19/2017 1:14:00 PM
Young Issaquah Fish Hatchery coho with inflatable balloon tags ready for survivability and injury testing of the prototype smolt slide. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials continually look for ways to help salmon traverse the 100-year-old Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. After their trip down the slide the balloons inflate, bringing the fish to the surface where boat teams recovered and inspected them.
Chittenden Locks help juvenile salmon on journey to Puget Sound
5/19/2017 1:13:00 PM
Opening day, July 4, 1917, of the Government Locks in Seattle. Later renamed the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are kicking off the Centennial commemoration with songwriting performances and historical displays President's Day weekend, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., February 18 thorugh 20.
Public Affairs
2/10/2017 10:33:00 AM
The S.S. Roosevelt, the ship Robert E. Peary used to attain the North Pole in April 1909, was the first “official” ship to pass through the Ballard Locks on July 4, 1917, leading a parade of 80 boats. A 6-foot-long scale model of the vessel will make its debut during the Chittenden Locks Centennial commemoration kickoff President’s Day weekend, February 18 through 20.
Public Affairs
2/10/2017 10:33:00 AM
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard being built in the early 1900s. The locks are part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal which stretches between Lake Washington and Shilshole Bay and officially opened July 4, 1917. Songwriting finalist performances and historical societies and other group’s displays will kick off the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hiram M. Chittenden Locks Centennial commemoration 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., February 18 through 20, 2017.
Public Affairs
2/10/2017 10:33:00 AM
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