Site Type

Site Name

 

PES - Peshastin Creek

This is a permanent instream PIT tag interrogation site at rkm 3 located on Peshastin Creek below the bridge at Smithson’s property. The site consists of two rows of antennas, with each row spanning the wetted width of the channel during base flows. Each row consists of 2 15-foot and 1 10-foot PVC antennas, installed in flat-plate configuration. The FS1001M transceiver is powered by grid. The antennas were built and installed by WDFW. A cellular modem is installed on site to provide remote communication and allow for automated data collection. A submersible pressure transducer and temperature probes are installed on site to monitor environmental conditions.

Operated by:

WDFW

First year:

2007

Last year:

2017

RKM:

754.029.003

Site Contacts

Steward

Jay Deason
jay.deason@dfw.wa.gov
(509) 664-3148 x22

POC

Matthew Stilwater
matthew.stilwater@dfw.wa.gov
(509) 664-3148

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Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 1/1/2014 1/1/2015 No reported interruptions in operations.
2016
2015 1/1/2015 1/1/2016
2017
2007 5/10/2007 1/1/2008 First year of operation. An electrical malfunction precluded data collection between June 7 and October 22.
2008 1/1/2008 1/1/2009
2009 1/1/2009 1/1/2010 The antennas were blown out by ice between January 8 and March 2.
2010 1/1/2010 1/1/2011
2011 1/1/2011 1/1/2012 Antenna #1 stopped working on Jan. 5; the remaining antennas failed between Jan. 16-17. Antenna #3 was restored on Jan. 21; the remaining antennas were restored on Feb. 3 and site became operational at approximately 1:45. Antennas 1,2,4 & 5 became nonfunctional at various times on Mar. 31. Antennas 1, 2, 4 and 5 stopped working again on May 15. No data recorded from May 31 to June 3 due to malfunctioning reader. Antennas 1,2,4 and 5 were reinstalled on July 22 and site is fully functional.
2012 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 Antenna 4 was out of service from January 22 - February 14.
2013 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 Antenna 4 down December 20, 2012-February 20, 2013. No reported interruptions in operations.

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 5/1/2007

End Date:

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