Site Type

Site Name

 

PRA - Priest Rapids Adult

Priest Rapids Dam Adult Fishways (both)

Operated by:

GPUD

First year:

2003

Last year:

2017

RKM:

639

Site Contacts

Steward

Chris Carlson
ccarlso@gcpud.org
(509) 754-5293

POC

Brett Turley
brett.turley@biomark.com
(208) 955-6771

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Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 1/1/2014 1/1/2015 Left ladder watered up January 15, but data collection did not start until January 29. Right ladder dewatered January 16-February 24 (scheduled). Antennas 07 and 08 down April 1-3. Antenna 05 down April 8-May 20. Right ladder dewatered December 1.
2016
2015 1/1/2015 1/1/2016 Right ladder watered up on January 5 and trancsevers were activated on January 6. Left ladder dewatered January 5.
2017
2003 3/30/2003 1/1/2004 First year of PIT tag detection at Priest Rapids ladders. Start date reflects first data file available. The left (East?) ladder was dewatered between Nov. 26, 2003 and Feb. 10, 2004 for annual maintenance.
2004 1/1/2004 1/1/2005 The left (East) ladder was dewatered between Nov. 26, 2003 and Feb. 10, 2004 for annual maintenance, and again between Nov. 24, 2004 and Feb. 3, 2005. The right (West) ladder was dewatered between Feb. 12 and Mar. 3, 2004 for annual maintenance.
2005 1/1/2005 1/1/2006 The left (East) ladder was dewatered between Nov. 24, 2004 and Feb. 3, 2005 for annual maintenance. The right (West) ladder was dewatered between Feb. 4 and Feb. 28, 2005 for annual maintenance.
2006 1/1/2006 1/1/2007 The East Shore ladder (with antennas 01 - 04) was dewatered in early November, 2006.
2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2008 The new Off-ladder Adult Fish Trap (OLAFT), located in the East fish ladder, was brought on-line sometime after June 1, 2007. The West (right) Ladder was dewatered for annual maintenance between 11/1/07 and 12/26/07.
2008 1/1/2008 1/1/2009 The East (left) fish ladder was dewatered on January 3.
2009 1/1/2009 1/1/2010 The right fish ladder at PRA was dewatered for maintenance purposes on Jan. 27. It apparently watered up again at the end of February. The OLAFT began operations on or before June 25 and continued operations until Oct. 15. The left ladder was dewatered for winter maintenance on November 30.
2010 1/1/2010 1/1/2011 The left fishway was dewatered from Nov. 30, 2009 until Feb. 17, 2010 for winter maintenance. The right fishway was dewatered between Feb. 17 and Mar. 31.
2011 1/1/2011 1/1/2012 The left ladder, which was dewatered on Nov. 22, 2010, watered-up on Jan. 4, 2011. PIT tag interrogation didn't begin until 1/24 because transceivers 01, 02, 03 and 04 were in standby. The right ladder was dewatered for maintenance between Jan. 5-26. There was no PIT tag detection operation at PRD between Jan. 5-24. The left ladder was dewatered on November 21; all remaining fish were pushed out on November 22. The ladder is scheduled to remain dewatered until February 2012.
2012 1/1/2012 1/1/2013 The left ladder watered up on February 23. The right ladder was dewatered on February 23 and scheduled water up on March 22. Left ladder was dewatered November 21-December 27. Right ladder dewatered December 27.
2013 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 Right ladder active starting on April 15.

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 110

Start Date: 6/5/2007

End Date:

Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 12/6/2002

End Date: 6/5/2007

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