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Interrogation Site Metadata

M3R - 3R side channel Methow River

Status:   Decommissioned
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Bureau of Reclamation
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 11/17/2014 12:00 AM
End Date: 10/8/2018 12:00 AM

This site will be located in a side channel to the Methow River on river right, above the Twisp River at river km 75. There will be two rows of single 10 foot long antennas at the bottom of the channel. They will be anchored in a pass-over configuration. There will be a post on shore adjacent to each antenna with allflex’s mounted to them. A battery box will be on shore adjacent to an outlet. Site removed October 2018.


Primary Contact:

Grace Watson

Data Steward:

Jennifer Molesworth


Coordinates: 48.434750, -120.157037  |  River Km: 843.075

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
2018 1/1/2018 12:00 AM 10/8/2018 12:00 AM Check event logs for periods of downtime. Site decommissioned October 8.
2017 1/1/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Check event logs for periods of downtime.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM Check event logs for periods of downtime.
2015 1/1/2015 12:00 AM 1/1/2016 12:00 AM
2014 11/17/2014 12:00 AM 1/1/2015 12:00 AM


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:  11/4/2014
End Date:  10/8/2018

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Equipment History

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
10/8/2018 4:00:00 PM SiteDown Shut down system and removed antennas and all equipment permanently.
9/6/2018 4:00:00 PM General 205cfs at Winthrop. Refrigerator pool trickle connection to Emerald pool. Very shallow connection at bottom of side channel.
8/9/2018 4:00:00 PM General 320 cfs at Winthrop. Connected from refrigerator pool down to mouth except side pool off emerald pool disconnected.
4/27/2018 12:00:00 AM General 4200cfs connection from mainstem into emerald pool but still no connection from top of side channel
12/14/2017 2:45:00 PM General 12/5/17 to 12/14/17 at 16:00 system down - MTS sent in for maintenance
10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM General Site up and running. Replaced allflex and Qube system with IS1001 readers and MTS. Antenna size and configuration same as before.
4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM General Antennas 1 and 2 down
3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM General Antennas 1 and 2 up
11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM General Antennas 1 and 2 down
10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM General Antennas 1 and 2 up
4/20/2016 12:00:00 AM SiteDown Site down - damage due to high flows
3/6/2016 12:00:00 AM General Bottom end of side channel fully connected
11/14/2015 12:00:00 AM General Side channel has slight connection at bottom end
8/10/2015 10:50:00 AM General Side channel disconnected from mainstem at bottom end below antennas
8/2/2015 10:50:00 AM SiteUp Site up and operational again
5/11/2015 10:50:00 AM SiteDown Site down, not operating
4/30/2015 10:50:00 AM SiteUp Site up and operational again
4/21/2015 10:50:00 AM General Side channel connected to mainstem at bottom end
3/20/2015 10:50:00 AM SiteDown Site down, not operating
11/13/2014 9:52:20 AM General Registered interrogation site M3R in PTAGIS.
11/7/2014 10:50:00 AM SiteUp 2 antenna allflex system installed and operational in the bottom end of side channel. Side channel is dry below antennas - there is no bottom end connection to the mainstem.

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