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FDC - Feed Canal

Status:   Active - Non-Operational
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 12/5/2006 9:00 AM

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

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: FDC-2020-310-P-SCR.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 4/29/2021 9:21 AM
Date Last File Opened: 11/5/2020 3:00 PM
Date Last File Closed: 4/19/2021 12:00 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D7389CA
Last Observation Date: 4/22/2021 7:26 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations

Contacts

Primary Contact:

Nate Queisser
timothy_queisser@fws.gov
317-966-2074

Data Steward:

Will Simpson
william_simpson@fws.gov
360-604-2500

Location

Coordinates: 45.721488, -119.177031  |  River Km: 465.047

Operational History

Operational history describes the period the site was interrogating for PIT tags. The comments provide anecdotal information about the operation of the site during this period. Site operational periods are updated typically at the end of the calendar year.

Year Start Date End Date Comments
2021
2020 1/9/2020 12:00 AM 4/30/2020 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. See event logs for additional operational information.
2019 1/1/2019 12:00 AM 12/19/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 1/1/2018 12:00 AM 1/1/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. Check event logs for info on canal operations.
2017 1/1/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. Check event logs for info on canal operations.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. Check event logs for info on canal operations.
2015 1/1/2015 12:00 AM 1/1/2016 12:00 AM
2014 1/1/2014 12:00 AM 1/1/2015 12:00 AM
2013 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM
2012 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM Intermittent diversion of water began on December 30, 2011.
2011 1/1/2011 12:00 AM 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 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.
2010 1/1/2010 12:00 AM 1/1/2011 12:00 AM 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.
2009 1/16/2009 12:00 AM 1/1/2010 12:00 AM 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.
2008 1/1/2008 12:00 AM 6/3/2008 6:00 PM 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.
2007 1/1/2007 12:00 AM 1/1/2008 12:00 AM 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.
2006 12/5/2006 9:00 AM 1/1/2007 12:00 AM First year of operation. The detector was activated on December 5, 2006, but the canal was dewatered until December 9.

Configuration

Configuration metadata includes details about the equipment used at the site to detect and record PIT tags. A new configuration sequence record is created when equipment is added or removed from the site and the period of time it was active. A configuration sequence without an End Date is currently active.

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Start Date:  12/16/2020
End Date:  ----

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Equipment History

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Event Log Summary

This displays the last 25 events, to see the full history, log in to the Dashboard and go to Interrogation Site > Event Logs.

Event Date Event Type Comments
4/2/2021 12:00:00 AM SiteDown Feed Canal stopped diverting water this week. Most of the diverted water inside the canal drained from Feed Canal today. The headgate is almost completely shut, only allowing a trickle of water through to keep the canal wet, thereby allowing any remaining fish to exit the canal via the juvenile bypass. The site will not start diverting water again until late 2021/2022.
1/4/2021 12:00:00 AM SiteUp Feed Canal resumed diverting water
12/31/2020 12:00:00 AM SiteDown Feed Canal stopped diverting water
12/21/2020 12:00:00 AM SiteUp Feed Canal began diverting water
12/16/2020 12:23:00 PM SiteUp The Feed Canal Bypass array (Reader (C0) and it's associated antenna (01) began collecting data
11/5/2020 3:25:00 PM SiteUp Feed Canal Screen array (Reader B0) and it's associated antennas (B1-B5) and headgate array (Reader A0) and it's associated antennas (A1-A6) began collecting data
3/20/2020 11:59:00 PM SiteDown Feed Canal stopped diverting water this week. Most of the diverted water inside the canal drained from Feed Canal today. The headgate is almost completely shut, only allowing a trickle of water through to keep the canal wet, thereby allowing any remaining fish to exit the canal via the juvenile bypass. The site will not start diverting water again until late 2020/2021.
3/12/2020 3:28:00 PM SiteUp The headgate array (Reader A0) and its associated antennas (A1-A6) resumed collecting data after a repair to the reader system.
2/7/2020 9:37:00 AM SiteDown The headgate array (Reader A0) and its associated antennas (A1-A6) stopped collecting data due to a reader malfunction. The screen array (Reader B0, antennas B1-B5) continued functioning.
1/22/2020 12:00:00 AM SiteUp Feed Canal began diverting water.
4/29/2019 12:00:00 PM SiteDown The last remaining amount of diverted water left Feed Canal today. Site did not start operating again until 2020.
12/19/2018 12:00:00 AM SiteUp Feed Canal began diverting water.
10/4/2018 4:47:00 PM General Cable repaired. Coil 5 and 6 at reader A0 (headgate) now are both working.
4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM SiteDown Last water drained from Feed Canal
12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM General Water diversion was turned off to the FCEO site.
11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM General Water began being diverted into Feed Canal on 11/29/17
2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM General Water began being diverted into Feed Canal on 2/07/17 and continued until turned off on 5/12/17
1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM General Water began being diverted into Feed Canal on 1/23 then diverted off on 1/28/17
1/17/2017 2:00:00 PM General Cable malfunction. Coil 5 on reader A0 stopped working.
10/17/2016 5:00:00 PM SiteUp At approximately 5pm on 10/17/2016 FDC headgate and screen arrays (A0, B0) were reading tags in anticipation of the start of winter water diversion into Feed Canal
5/10/2016 12:00:00 PM SiteDown PIT arrays at Feed Canal (A0 & B0) shut down on 5/10/2016.
4/13/2016 12:00:00 PM SiteDown Water diversion at Feed Canal ended on 4/7/2016 before briefly resuming on April 11 &12. Subsequently water diversion at Feed Canal ended for the season.
12/30/2015 12:00:00 PM General Water Diversion at Feed Canal ended on 12/30/2016 and began again on 1/18/2016.
12/9/2015 12:00:00 PM SiteUp Feed Canal began diverting water from the Umatilla River on 12/9/2015.
3/10/2015 10:27:00 AM SiteDown The process of ending water diversion into Feed Canal began on 3/5/2015. Feed Canal was completely drained of water by 3/10/2015. Afterward interrogation files continued uploading even though water had drained from the canal.

Archived Event Logs