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Site Name


UWE - Upper Wenatchee River

This site is a permanent instream PIT tag detection system located at rkm 81.2 on the Wenatchee River, near Plain, WA. The site consists of 6 20-foot antennas in a single row, installed in flat-plate configuration. The row of antennas spans the wetted width of the channel during base flows. The antennas were built and installed by WDFW. The site is powered by a thermoelectric generator. A Campbell Scientific CR-1000 data logger and cellular modem are installed on site to automate data collection and provide remote communication. A water temperature and pressure probe, and an air temperature probe are also installed on site to monitor environmental conditions.

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Site Contacts


Kevin Peterson
(208) 275-0011


Jay Deason
(509) 664-3148 x22


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Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 1/1/2014 1/1/2015
2015 1/1/2015 1/1/2016
2010 UWE did not report any data to PTAGIS in 2010.
2011 UWE was not installed and did not collect any data in 2011.
2012 10/12/2012 1/1/2013 Reinstalled site in a different location and with different configuration in October 2012.
2013 1/1/2013 1/1/2014 Site down from September 5 - October 14 due to generator failure.

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 110

Start Date: 10/1/2012

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Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 10/1/2009

End Date: 10/1/2012

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