System Operational Requests


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  • 2008 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2008-01 02/26/08 Spill 100 Kcfs at Bonneville Dam for four days following the March Spring Creek Hatchery Release.
2008-02 04/29/08 Use Albeni Falls, Grand Coulee, and Libby to achieve a Minimum Flow Objective of 180 Kcfs at McNary Dam.

  • 2007 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2007-07 06/26/07 Libby 2007 and Hungry Horse Summer Operations Partially Implemented
2007-06 05/08/07 Spill for Fish Passage According to Court Order Partially Implemented
2007-05 4/26/07 Bonneville Dam Operations for Spring Creek Hatchery Release on May 1, 2007 Implemented
2007-04 3/21/07 Early Spring Dworshak Operations Partially Implemented
2007-03 3/9/07 Bonneville Dam Operations Not Implemented
2007-02 2/27/07 Spill at Bonneville Dam for the March Spring Creek Hatchery Release Spill Evaluation Study Denied
2007-01 1/30/07 Grand Coulee Operations and Chum Flows Implemented

  • 2006 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2006-08 12/12/06 Libby Dam VarQ Operations Implemented
2006-07 10/31/06 Tailwater elevation at Bonneville Dam for Chum and Fall Chinook protection Implemented
2006-06 7/28/06 Dworshak Flow Implemented
2006-05 4/18/06 Snake River Transportation of Juvenile Salmonids Implemented
2006-04 4/11/06 The Dalles Dam Spillway Limitations Not Implemented
2006-03 4/4/06 Spill Operations at John Day SOR Denied /
Operation Implemented
2006-02 3/28/06 MOP Operation in the Snake River Implemented
2006-01 2/16/06 Spill at Bonneville Dam for the March Spring Creek Hatchery Release Partially Implemented

  • 2005 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2005-22 12/06/2005 Snake River Zero Nighttime and Weekend Flow  
2005-21 12/06/2005 To provide the best spawning and incubation conditions possible below Bonneville Dam to:
  • protect the natural spawning chum and fall Chinook salmon at the Ives/Pierce Island Complex, Multnomah Falls, and to partly influence the condition at the I-205 seeps;
  • and to better assure meeting the April 10 upper rule curve for the spring out-migration of listed fish..
 
2005-20 11/08/2005 Ice/Trash sluiceway at the Dalles Dam.  
2005-19 10/18/2005 Tailwater elavation at Bonneville Dam to protect natural spawning of chum and fall chinook salmon. Implemented
2005-18 07/12/2005 Dworshak Operations Implemented
2005-17 07/05/2005 Dworshak Operations Implemented
2005-16 06/28/2005 Libby Summer Operations Partially Implemented
2005-15 06/02/2005 Actions required at Lower Granite Dam  
2005-14 05/24/2005 Spring Spill Operations at John Day Dam Partially Implemented
2005-13 05/11/2005 Spill at Lower Monumental Dam Partially Implemented
2005-12
amended
05/17/2005 Adjustment for decreased spill volumes at The Dalles Dam Implemented
2005-11 05/10/2005 Spring Dworshak Operations Partially Implemented
2005-10 05/03/2005 Priest Rapids Flows Implemented
2005-09 05/03/2005 Spring Dworshak Operations Partially Implemented
2005-08 04/26/2005 Lower Columbia Flow Shaping Partially Implemented
2005-07 04/19/2005 Priest Rapids Flows Implemented
2005-06 04/19/2005 Ice Harbor Dam Spill Unknown
2005-05 04/14/2005 Bonneville Project Spill Partially Implemented
2005-04 04/05/2005 Fishery operations at the Bonneville Project Partially Implemented
2005-03 04/01/2005 Fishery operations at the Bonneville Project Implemented
2005-02 03/01/2005 Fishery operations at the Bonneville Project Partially Implemented
2005-01 01/12/2005 Operations at Dworshak Reservoir NOT Implemented

  • 2004 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2004-C13
(CRITFC)
10/12/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-C12
(CRITFC)
09/30/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-19 10/26/04 Tailwater elevation at Bonneville Dam to protect natural spawning of chum and fall chinook salmon at the Ives/Pierce Island Complex, Multnomah Falls, and partly influence the I-205 seeps. Implemented
2004-C11
(CRITFC)
09/23/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-C10
(CRITFC)
09/16/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-18 08/24/04 Late Summer Dworshak Operations Implemented
2004-C9
(CRITFC)
08/20/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-C8
(CRITFC)
07/20/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Summer 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-C7
(CRITFC)
07/13/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Summer 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-17 07/06/04 Summer Dworshak Operations Implemented
2004-16 06/29/04 Dworshak Operations Implemented
2004-C6
(CRITFC)
06/28/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Summer 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-15 06/22/04 Lower Columbia River Summer Spill Program Partially Implemented
2004-14 06/22/04 Summer Flows at Libby Dam Partially Implemented
2004-C5
(CRITFC)
06/17/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Summer 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-13 06/15/04 McNary Operations for Maximizing Survival of Fall Chinook Not Implemented
2004-C4
(CRITFC)
05/26/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-12 05/25/04 Priest Rapids Flows Implemented
2004-FWS1
(USFWS)
05/20/04 Libby Dam Releases for Sturgeon and Bull Trout Augmentation Flows Implemented
2004-11 05/18/04 McNary Turbine Operations Not Implemented
2004-10 05/18/04 Implementation of Full BIOP Spill and Compensation for Reduced BIOP Spill at The Dalles and John Day Dams Partially Implemented
2004-C3
(CRITFC)
05/17/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-09 05/07/04 Operations at Little Goose Dam Not Implemented
2004-C2
(CRITFC)
05/07/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-08 05/05/04 Lower Granite Dam Operations Not Implemented
2004-07 05/04/04 Flows at Priest Rapids Dam Partially Implemented
2004-C1
(CRITFC)
04/27/04 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2004 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2004-06 04/22/04 Snake River Spill Not Implemented
2004-05 04/14/04 Flow at Priest Rapids Dam, Spill at Bonneville Dam Partially Implemented
2004-04 04/12/04 Lower Columbia River Spill Program Implemented
2004-03 04/12/04 Implementation of Snake River Spill Operations  Not Implemented
2004-02 03/30/04 Implementation of Snake River Spill Operations and MOP Partially Implemented
2004-01 & attachment 03/16/04 Turbine Operations at McNary Dam Implemented

  • 2003 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2003-FWS-03
(USFWS)
12/15/03 Request for releases from Libby Dam for migration, spawning, incubation and larval development of burbot in the Kootenai River. Partially Implemented
2003-15 10/24/03 Tailwater elevation at Bonneville Dam to protect natural spawning of chum and fall chinook salmon at the Ives/Pierce Island Complex, Multnomah Falls, and partly influence the I-205 seeps. Parially Implemented
2003-FWS-01
(USFWS)
10/07/03 Request for winter water level operations on Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho during 2004 and 2005, to increase egg to fry survival of kokanee, the primary forage base for listed bull trout. Partially Implemented
2003-C10
(CRITFC)
10/03/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented
2003-C9
(CRITFC)
09/25/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented
2003-C8
(CRITFC)
09/19/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2003-C7
(CRITFC)
09/12/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2003-14 09/02/03 Water Temperature Operation for Dworshak and Lower Granite Dams Partially Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2003-C6
(CRITFC)
08/22/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2003-13 07/29/03 Mitigate for Losses in Biological Opinion Spill at Ice Harbor Dam Not Implemented
2003-C5
(CRITFC)
07/18/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Summer 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2003-12 07/15/03 Libby/ Arrow-Duncan Swap Implemented
2003-C4
(CRITFC)
07/08/03 Idaho-Nez Perce Tribe Dworshak Summer Operations Plan Partially Implemented  August 7th
2003-11 07/08/03 Dworshak Summer Operations Not Implemented
2003-C3
(CRITFC)
07/02/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for Summer 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2003-FWS-10
(USFWS)
06/06/03 Libby Dam Releases for Sturgeon and Bull Trout Augmentation Implemented
2003-C2
(CRITFC)
05/21/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2003-9 04/29/03 Dworshak Operations Implemented
2003-C1
(CRITFC)
04/23/03 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2003 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
  04/18/03 State of Alaska, Dept. of Fish and Game's support for SOR 2003-7 and 2003-8  
2003-8 04/17/03 Priest Rapids Flow Fluctuations Not Implemented
2003-7 04/17/03 Priest Rapids Seasonal Flows Implemented
2003-6 04/08/03 Lower Columbia Spill Program Implemented
2003-5
Revised
04/01/03 Implementation of Snake River Spill Operations and MOP Implemented
2003-4 03/26/03 Operations at Dworshak Reservoir Implemented
2003-3 03/18/03 Fishery Operations at Dworshak Dam Partially Implemented
2003-2 03/06/03 Spring Creek Spill Implemented
2003-1 Revised 02/03/03 Tailwater Elevation at Bonneville Dam to Protect Chum Salmon Redds and Emerging Fry. Not Implemented
2003-1 01/29/03 Tailwater Elevation at Bonneville Dam to Protect Chum Salmon Redds and Emerging Fry. See Revised SOR #1

  • 2002 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2002-8 10/30/02 Tailwater elevation at Bonneville Dam to protect natural spawning of chum and fall chinook salmon at the Ives/Pierce Island Complex and the I-205 seeps. Partially Implemented
2002-C11
(CRITFC)
09/18/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2002 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2002-C10
(CRITFC)
09/12/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2002 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2002-C9
(CRITFC)
08/15/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Autumn 2002 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
#2002-7 08/13/02 August September operation for Dworshak reservoir. Provide greater than minimum discharge from Dworshak to maintain the present thermal regime and try to achieve the water quality temperature standard in Lower Granite Reservoir into mid-September and monitor the adult passage response to this operation. Implemented
#2002-6 07/18/02 Hungry Horse and Grand Coulee Summer Operations Not Implemented
2002-5 06/25/02 Brownlee Operations for Fall Chinook Migration Not Implemented
2002-C8
(CRITFC)
06/26/02 Dworshak Summer Operations Plan Not Implemented
2002-4 05/21/02 Biological Opinion Flow Objective at Lower Granite Dam from May 22, 2002 through May 28, 2002 and Biological Opinion Flow Objective at McNary Dam from May 22 through June 2. Partially Implemented
2002-C7
(CRITFC)
05/15/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2002 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2002-3 05/14/02 Implement the NMFS Biological Opinion Not Implemented
2002-2 05/14/02 Implementation of the NMFS Biological Opinion and adherence to established procedures. Implemented
2002-C6
(CRITFC)
05/08/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2002 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2002-C5
(CRITFC)
05/02/02 May 2002 Flows for Hanford Reach, Lower Snake and Lower Columbia Implemented
2002-C4
(CRITFC)
04/30/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2002 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2002-C3
(CRITFC)
04/23/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2002 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2002-C2
(CRITFC)
04/12/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2002 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented according to CRITFC's specifications
2002-C1
(CRITFC)
04/02/02 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools for the Spring 2002 Treaty Fishery Implemented
2002-1 03/05/02 Spill and Flow at Bonneville Dam for the Spring Creek Hatchery Release Alternate Implementation

  • 2001 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2001-13 12/21/01 Bonneville Dam Operations Implemented
2001-12 11/27/01 Tailwater elevation at Bonneville Dam to protect natural spawning of chum and fall chinook salmon at the Ives/Pierce Island Complex and the I-205 seeps. Implemented
2001-11 11/15/01 Tailwater elevation at Bonneville Dam to protect natural spawning of chum and fall chinook salmon at the Ives/Pierce Island Complex and the I-205 seeps. Not Implemented
2001-10 10/29/01 Tailwater Elevation at Bonneville Dam Not Implemented
2001-C10
(CRITFC)
09/25/01 Autumn 2001 Treaty Fishery...week #4 Partially Implemented
2001-C9
(CRITFC)
09/10/01 Autumn 2001 Treaty Fishery...week #3 Partially Implemented
2001-C8
(CRITFC)
08/17/01 Operation of the Lower Columbia Dams and Pools During the Autumn 2001 Treaty Fishery Not Implemented
2001-C7 (CRITFC) 08/14/01 McNary Operations Not Implemented
2001-C6
(CRITFC)
07/17/01 Lower Columbia FCRPS Summer Spill Not Implemented
2001-09 07/10/01 Grand Coulee Operations Not Implemented
2001-01
(ODFW)
07/03/01 Dworshak Operations Not Implemented
2001-08 07/03/01 Dworshak Operations Not Implemented
2001-07 06/26/01 Dworshak Operations Implemented
2001-06 06/05/01 Priest Rapids Flows Not Implemented
2001-05 05/30/01 Albeni Falls - See attachments (pdf format) Not Implemented
2001-C5
(CRITFC)
05/22/01 Operation of the Lower Columbia Dams and Pools During the Spring 2001 Ceremonial and Subsistence Treaty Fishery. Not Implemented
2001-04 05/03/01 Beginning immediately, pass inflow up to powerhouse capacity at Albeni Falls. Albeni Falls Reservoir should maintain its current elevation of 2054 feet. Not Implemented
2001-C4
(CRITFC)
05/01/01 Operation of the Lower Columbia Dams and Pools During the Spring 2001 Ceremonial and Subsistence Treaty Fishery. Not Implemented
2001-C3
(CRITFC)
04/24/01 Operation of the Lower Columbia Dams and Pools During the Spring 2001 Ceremonial and Subsistence Treaty Fishery. Not Implemented
2001-03 04/19/01 Operation of Brownlee Reservoir and Upper Snake River Projects for Lower Granite Migration Flows and to contribute to the objective of river operations this year, the improvement of BPA's financial stability. Not Implemented
2001-C2
(CRITFC)
04/10/01 Operation of Lower Columbia River and Pools During Spring 2001 Ceremonial and Subsistence Treaty Fishery. Not Implemented
2001-C1 (CRITFC) 03/23/01 Operation of the Lower Columbia River Pools during the Spring 2001 Treaty Fishery. Not Implemented
2001-02 03/02/01 Spill and Flow at Bonneville Dam for the Spring Creek Hatchery Release. Not Implemented
2001-01 01/03/01 Bonneville Dam Tailwater and Flows  

  • 2000 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
2000-37 12/21/00 Flows Below Bonneville Dam Not implemented.
2000-36 12/05/00 Bonneville Project Operations - Ives/Pierce Island Not implemented.
2000-35 12/04/00 Bonneville Dam Tailwater Superceded by SOR 36.
2000-34 11/21/00 Ives Island Not implemented.
2000-33 10/08/00 Ives Pierce Islands Spawning areas - Flows at Bonneville Dam Not implemented.
2000-32 10/24/00 Flows at Bonneville Dam, Ives Island Not implemented.
2000-31 09/05/00 Lower Snake Refill Operations Not implemented as required.
2000-30 08/24/00 Dworshak Reservoir Not implemented.
2000-29 08/08/00 McNary Flow Target and Grand Coulee Reservoir Elevation. Not implemented.
2000-C4 (CRITFC) 08/02/00 Operation of the Lower Columbia Pools during the 2000 Treaty Fall Fishery Not implemented.
#2000-C3 (CRITFC) 08/01/00 August - September 2000 Flows in the Mainstem Columbia River Not implemented.
2000-28 08/01/00 Grand Coulee Reservoir Elevation Not implemented.
2000-27 07/26/00 Grand Coulee Reservoir Elevation SOR modified, not implemented.
2000-26 07/18/00 Brownlee Reservoir Not implemented.
#2000-C2 (CRITFC) 07/28/00 Refill of Lake Roosevelt for Anadromous and Resident Fish Protection Not implemented.
2000-25 06/28/00 Summer Operations Brownlee and Dworshak Reservoir Implemented as modified.
2000-24 06/13/00 Dworshak Dam Outflow Not implemented.
2000-23 06/06/00 Flow at McNary Dam Not implemented as requested.
2000-22 5/31/00 Flow at McNary Dam Not implemented as requested.
2000-21 5/23/00 Flow at McNary Dam Not implemented as requested.
#2000-C1 (CRITFC) 5/9/00 Dworshak refill operations Not implemented.
2000-20 5/09/00 Flow for spring migrants at Lower Granite Dam. Not fully implemented as requested.
2000-19 5/10/00 Flow for the Lower Columbia River at McNary Dam Not implemented.
2000-18 5/2/00 To spill the maximum amount possible at each project without exceeding the gas waiver limits Not implemented.
2000-17 5/2/00 System Flow for week ending May 14, 2000 Not implemented.
2000-16 4/26/00 Spill at Little Goose Dam Denied by NMFS.
2000-15 4/25/00 Flows at Lower Granite Dam for the week ending May 7, 2000 Not implemented as requested
2000-14 4/25/00 Flows in the Mid-Columbia through May 7, 2000 Partially Implemented.
2000-13 4/18/00 Flow at Lower Granite for the weeks ending April 30 and May 7 Not implemented as requested.
2000-12 4/18/00 Flows in Mid-Columbia through May 7 Partially implemented.
2000-11 4/14/00 Bonneville Flows Not fully implemented.
2000-10 4/11/00 Flow Implemented.
2000-9 4/11/00 Spill at McNary Delayed implementation.
2000-8 4/4/00 Weekend Mid-Columbia Operations Implemented
2000-7 4/4/00 Spill at Lower Monumental and Ice Harbor Dams and MOP Operations Implementedwith an exception
2000-6 3/21/00 Reservoir operations to improve conditions for the juvenile salmon, spring migration Not Implemented
2000-5 3/17/00 Flood control operations Not Implemented
2000-4 3/13/00 Continued Spill and Flow at Bonneville Dam for the Spring Creek Hatchery Release. Implemented
2000-3 2/29/00 Spill and Flow at Bonneville Dam for the Spring Creek Hatchery Release Not Fully Implemented
2000-2 2/29/00 Dworshak Outflow Implemented
2000-1 2/28/00 Provision of Bonneville tailwater operating criteria. Not Implemented

  • 1999 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
99-31 11/05/99 Bonneville Dam Outlfow  
99-30 11/04/99 Flows at Bonneville Dam  
99-29 10/01/99 Bonneville flow for protection of spawning Fall Chinook at Ives/Pierce Island Implemented Oct. 5
99-28 9/03/99 Flows at Bonneville Dam TBA
99-C8 (CRITFC) 9/03/99 Modification of the Operation of the Federal Columbia River Power System during the 1999 Treaty Fall Fishery TBA
99-27 8/31/99 Dworshak Temperature and Snake River Refill Operations Implemented with modifications
99-26 8/24/99 Lower Columbia River Flows for the period August 29 through September 26. Denied
99-25 8/24/99 Flows in the Snake River for the period of August 29 through September 12. Implemented with modifications
99-C7 (CRITFC) 8/17/99 August 17-September 30, 1999 Flows in the Mainstem Columbia River  
99-24 8/17/99 Columbia River Flows - 8/22/99 to 8/29/99 Denied
99-23 8/17/99 Snake River Flows - 8/23/99 to 9/12/99 Implemented
99-22 8/10/99 Columbia River flows for the week ending August 22 Implementation Delayed
99-21 8/10/99 Snake River flows for August 12 - 22, 1999 Denied
99-C5 (CRITFC) 8/3/99 Flows for week ending August 15, 1999 Implemented
99-20 8/3/00 Flows for week ending August 15, 1999 Denied
99-19 7/27/99 Flows for July 29 to August 8 >Not Implemented
99-18 7/20/99 Snake and Columbia River Flow Augmentation for the week ending August 1, 1999 Implemented
99-4 (CRITFC) 7/13/99 Dworshak, Brownlee Reservoir and Lower Snake Dam Operations Denied
99-17 7/13/99 Dworshak Flow Augmentation Not fully implemented
99-16 7/6/99 Lower Granite Flows Not Implemented
99-15 7/29/99 John Day Dam Implemented
99-14 6/29/99 Summer Reservation Operations see 99-16
99-13 6/15/99 Mid and Lower Columbia Flows Implemented with exceptions
99-12 5/25/99 Columbia and Snake River Flows May 30 through June 6 and Spill at John Day Dam. Implemented with a delay
99-11 5/11/99 Flow Targets Not Implemented
99-10 5/7/99 Hells Canyon Complex Operations Partially Implemented
99-9 5/4/99 Flow Targets see 99-11
99-C2 (CRITFC) 4/28/99 Grand Coulee operation to protect Hanford Reach chinook Denied
99-8 4/27/99 Biological Opinion Flow and Spill May 3 through May 9 Not met
99-7 4/6/99 Lower Columbia River Spill Program Modified Implementation
99-6 4/6/99 Further Implementation of Snake River Spill Measures Partially Implemented
99-5 3/30/99 Implementation of Snake River Spill Measures Partially Implemented
99-4 3/23/99 Operations at Bonneville for Spring Creek Hatchery Release Denied
99-3 3/19/99 Priest Rapids and Bonneville Operations to protect emergent fall chinook Denied
99-2 3/11/99 Operation of the Dalles Dam sluiceway Implemented
99-C1 (CRITFC) 3/24/99 Priest Rapids and FCRPS Operations to protect emergent Hanford Reach chinook Denied
99-1 3/9/99 Spill at Bonneville Dam for the Spring Creek Hatchery Release Not Fully Implemented

  • 1998 SORs

SOR # Date Subject Response of Action Agencies
98-36 09/17/98 Operations at Bonneville Dam, Sept. 18 until further notice.  
98-35 09/04/98 Ives Island Fall chinook/lower river chum spawning incubation and emergence.  
98-34 09/01/98 Operations at Brownlee through September 30 and Libby through September 30  
98-33 08/25/98 Operations at Bonneville Dam September 1 - 18.  
98-32 08/18/98
  • Operations at Brownlee through September 30
  • Operations at Dworshak through August 31
  • Operations at Grand Coulee through September 30, Hungry Horse, and Libby through August 31
 
98-31 08/11/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, through September 30, Hungry Horse and Libby through August 31
  • Operations at Brownlee through September 30 
  • Operations at Dworshak through August 31
 
98-30 08/04/98
  • Operations at Brownlee through September 30
  • Operations at Dworshak through August 31
  • Operations at Grand Coulee through September 30, Hungry Horse, and Libby through August 31
 
98-29 07/28/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse and Libby through August 31
  • Operations at Brownlee through August 31
  • Operations at Dworshak through August 31
 
98-28 07/21/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse and Libby through August 31
  • Operations at Brownlee through August 31
  • Operations at Dworshak through August 31
 
98-27 07/14/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse and Libby through August 31
  • Operations at Brownlee through August 31
  • Operations at Dworshak through August 31
 
98-26 07/07/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse and Libby through August 31
  • Operations at Brownlee through August 31
  • Operations at Dworshak through August 31
 
98-25 06/30/98
  • Operations at Brownlee through August 31
  • Operations at Dworshak through August 31
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse, and Libby through August 31
 
98-24 06/23/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse through July 5
  • Operations at Brownlee through July 5
  • Operations at Dworshak through July 5
 
98-23 06/16/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse, and Libby through June 28
  • Operations at Brownlee through June 28
  • Operations at Dworshak through June 28
Not Fully Implemented
98-22 06/09/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse, and Libby through June 21
  • Operations at Brownlee through June 21
  • Operations at Dworshak through June 21
Denied
98-21 06/02/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse, and Libby through June 14
  • Operations at Brownlee through June 14
  • Operations at Dworshak through June 14
Not Fully Implemented
98-20 05/28/98
  • Operations at Grand Coulee, Hungry Horse, and Libby through June 7
  • Operations at Brownlee through June 7
  • Operations at Dworshak through June 7
Not Fully Implemented
98-19 05/19/98
  • Operations through May 31
  • Flows at Lower Granite, Priest Rapids, and McNary
  • Reservoir operations at Grand Coulee, Dworshak, and Hells Canyon Complex
Implemented
98-18 May 14
  • Operations through May 24
  • Flows at Lower Granite and McNary dams
  • Reservoir operations at Grand Coulee, Dworshak and Hells Canyon Complex
Not Fully Implemented
98-17 May 5
  • Operations at Grand Coulee through May 17
  • Operations at Brownlee through May 17
  • Operations at Dworshak April 25 through May 17
Implemented
98-16 Apr. 28
  • Operations at Grand Coulee through May 10
  • Operations at Brownlee through May 10
  • Operations at Dworshak April 25 through May 10
Not Fully Implemented
98-15 Apr. 23
  • Operations at Grand Coulee for the week ending May 3
  • Operations at Dworshak through April 28
  • Operations at Brownlee for the week ending May 3
Denied
98-14 04/21/98 Flows at Priest Rapids and McNary projects; Operation of the Grand Coulee project Denied
98-13 04/21/98 Operations at Grand Coulee Dam Not Implemented
98-12 04/17/98 Flows at Lower Granite; Operations at Brownlee; Operations at Dworshak Not Fully Implemented
98-11 04/16/98
  • Failure to meet the Biological Opinion, April 20, reservoir elevation target at the Grand Coulee Project
  • Flows at Priest Rapids and McNary projects
  • Operation of the Grand Coulee Project
Not Implemented
98-10 04/14/98 Spill in the Lower Columbia Not Fully Implemented
98-09 04/07/98 System Spill Not Fully Implemented
98-08 03/31/98 Snake River Minimum Pool Operation; Implementation of Spill Measures Not Fully Implemented
98-07 03/19/98 Spill at Bonneville Dam for the Spring Creek Hatchery Release Implemented
98-06 03/10/98 Reservoir operations and flood control operations;Brownlee, Grand Coulee and Canadian Operations Denied
98-05 03/03/98 Spill at Bonneville Dam for the Spring Creek Hatchery Release Not Fully Implemented
98-04 02/25/98 Operation of Reservoirs to Flood Control Elevations Denied
98-03   In Draft  
98-02 01/27/98 Reservoir Operations and Affect on Spring and Summer Flows Denied
98-01 01/05/98 Operations at Bonneville Dam Implemented

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