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Interrogation Site Metadata

PRV - Walla Walla R at Pierce RV Prk

Status:   Decommissioned
Site Type: Instream Remote Detection System  |  Organization: Confed. Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reser.
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 9/25/2012 4:25 PM
End Date: 4/8/2019 3:00 PM

This interrogation site in the lower Walla Walla River at Pierce Green Valley RV Park is a flat panel, single row of 4 antennas, 3 twenty foot panels and 1 ten foot panel. This passive in-stream interrogation system is located at rkm 15 Site was removed in April 2019.


Primary Contact:

Robert Hogg

Data Steward:

Travis Olsen


Coordinates: 46.068014, -118.825796  |  River Km: 509.009

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
2019 1/1/2019 12:00 AM 4/8/2019 3:00 PM Site lost power April 8 and was damaged due to high water. It will not be repaired.
2018 1/3/2018 12:00 AM 1/1/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2017 1/1/2017 12:00 AM 1/1/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 1/1/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
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 9/25/2012 4:25 PM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM Site down from October 25 - November 2 due to electronic malfunction.


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:  9/25/2012
End Date:  4/8/2019

Equipment History

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Equipment Code Description Start Date End Date


Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
4/8/2019 1:00:00 AM SiteDown PRV lost power on 4/08 at approximately 1:40 pst. High water has made it too difficult to replace the propane tanks for the TEG. The site is now down until further notice.
10/17/2018 2:30:55 PM General Site lost power from approximately 21:33 on 10/11 until 14:59 on 10/16.
2/1/2018 1:31:48 PM General I reset the time on the mux
1/4/2018 12:56:18 PM SiteDown Site was down from 12/31/17 at 21:02 to 1/3/18 at 14:54 because the TEG went out. CTUIR personnel got it running again.
6/13/2017 9:37:11 AM SiteDown PRV site was down from 6/7 at 0600 to 6/12 at about 1300 hours due to a power failure.
5/13/2016 7:51:23 AM General I adjusted the time on the PRV mux.
5/4/2016 3:00:00 PM SiteUp Propane was delivered to the site. We got the TEG back up and running and system turned back on.
4/28/2016 8:13:00 AM SiteDown Propane ran out on Thursday 4/28. Clint from the Umatilla Tribe Fisheries office is working on getting more propane and getting the generator back on.
2/9/2016 7:17:35 AM SiteUp Site is back up as of 2/8/16. Troy Baker from Walla Walla Watershed Council discovered a portion of the DC power cable that had been damaged by gophers. He temporarily replaced that section of cable. He is going to install conduit on that portion of the cable run to prevent future damage from gophers. PRV had been down since 1/27/16 until the afternoon of 2/8.
12/23/2015 9:53:45 AM General Site was back on line on 12/14 using the TEG propane generator.
11/16/2015 3:29:13 PM SiteUp PRV is back up as of about 1300 hrs on 11/16. The site is being run again on propane. We were unable to get the site running again on the battery switcher because we believe the power line is bad. So, the site will have to run on propane until we can get the line repaired.
11/2/2015 8:46:00 AM SiteDown PRV went down on Monday 11/2 due to a power issue. I am working to get the site back up.
9/23/2015 9:08:00 AM General The propane generator was replaced with a PLC battery switcher to power the site.
6/1/2015 1:14:38 PM General Installed new CR1000 program ver 9.01 which eliminates the manufacturer tag prefix filter.

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