Site Type

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FDC - Feed Canal

Feed Canal, on the Umatilla River at rkm 47. FDC is operated by USFWS for the Bureau of Reclamation.

Operated by:

USFWS

First year:

2006

Last year:

2017

RKM:

465.047

Site Contacts

Steward

Doug Peterson
doug_peterson@fws.gov
(360) 425-6072

POC

Will Simpson
william_simpson@fws.gov
(306) 425-6072

Map

Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 1/1/2014 1/1/2015
2015 1/1/2015 1/1/2016
2016
2017
2006 12/5/2006 1/1/2007 First year of operation. The detector was activated on December 5, 2006, but the canal was dewatered until December 9.
2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2008 Feed canal was at least partially dewatered between 1/24/07 and 2/7/07. The canal was dewatered on April 5. Detection activity resumed on December 11.
2008 1/1/2008 6/3/2008 Feed canal operations ceased briefly between: 01jan08 and 05jan08; 22jan08 and 05feb08; and 01apr08 and 12apr08. There are no detection data available for the diversion screen detectors between 14jan08 and 05feb08. Water diversion at Feed Canal was shut down on May 22nd 2008. Both PIT arrays (near the headgate and diversion screen) were left operational until June 3rd 2008 to account for fish passage during canal drainage. Contact William_Simpson@fws.gov for additional operational details.
2009 1/16/2009 1/1/2010 Water discharge into Feed canal began on December 30, 2008. Both PIT arrays (near the headgate and diversion screen) at Feed canal began operation on January 16, 2009. Feed Canal stopped diverting water on April 22. Operation of the antenna array adjacent to the headgate (coils A1-A6) was suspended at 12:00 on June 4. Operation of the antenna array adjacent to the fish screen (coils B1-B5) was stopped at 00:00 on May 27. Operations at both arrays resumed on December 16.
2010 1/1/2010 1/1/2011 Feed Canal began diverting water from the Umatilla River on Jan. 6, and stopped diverting water on May 25, 2010. Operations of both antenna arrays were suspended on Sept. 21. Feed Canal began diverting water from the Umatilla River on the morning of 12/9/2010. Operation of both antenna arrays (coils A1-6 and B1-5) at Feed Canal resumed in the afternoon.
2011 1/1/2011 1/1/2012 Canal was drained on April 21st, detection equipment powered down on August 30. Equipment powered back up on November 22, and intermittent water diversion began on December 30.
2012 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 Intermittent diversion of water began on December 30, 2011.
2013 1/1/2013 1/1/2014

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 12/5/2006

End Date:

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