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RIA - Rock Island Adult

Status:   Active - Operations Unspecified
Site Type: Adult Fishway  |  Organization: Chelan County Public Utility District
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 3/11/2003 4:00 PM

Rock Island Dam Adult Fishways (all three)

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: RIA-2021-298-P-00B.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 10/25/2021 8:02 AM
Date Last File Opened: 10/25/2021 6:31 AM
Date Last File Closed: 10/25/2021 6:49 AM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003BE61AE7
Last Observation Date: 10/25/2021 6:49 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations

Contacts

Primary Contact:

Brett Turley
brett.turley@merck.com
208-841-2562

Data Steward:

Thad Mosey
thad.mosey@chelanpud.org
509-661-4451

Location

Coordinates: 47.343278, -120.093300  |  River Km: 730

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 1/1/2020 12:00 AM 1/1/2021 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 12/31/2019 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.
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 Left fishway watered up January 14. Middle fishway dewatered January 14. Left fishway dewatered March 24-April 13. Temporary antenna installed in right fishway August 5. Right fishway dewatered December 1.
2013 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM Middle ladder watered up January 4. Right ladder was dewatered from January 7-February 1. Left fishway watered up March 26 and transceivers were activated on March 27. Right ladder dewatered from July 29 - August 1. Right ladder was dewatered on December 2.
2012 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM The left laddered was dewatered from January 5 - February 3. The middle ladder was dewatered from January 12 - March 1. The right ladder was dewatered on February 7. The left ladder was dewatered for the winter on December 3. The middle ladder was dewatered on December 10.
2011 1/1/2011 12:00 AM 1/1/2012 12:00 AM The left fishway was de-watered between Jan. 14-20; the transceivers were deactivated until Jan. 26, when BioMark was informed of the water-up. The middle ladder was dewatered from Jan. 21 until March 1. The right ladder was dewatered from Feb. 7 until Mar. 4. Antennas 1-4 were damaged by a lightning strike on May 31 and noise levels were at 100% until June 29, when power supplies were replaced.
2010 1/1/2010 12:00 AM 1/1/2011 12:00 AM The right fish ladder was de-watered from Dec. 10, 2009 until Feb. 26, 2010 for winter maintenance. The middle ladder was dewatered between Jan. 18 and Feb. 9. The left ladder was dewatered between Feb. 10-19; however, the transceivers were not activated until Feb. 24.
2009 1/1/2009 12:00 AM 1/1/2010 12:00 AM The right ladder at Rock Island Dam was dewatered on Dec. 3, 2008. The middle lader was dewatered on Feb. 4. The right ladder watered up during the first week of February, but the PIT tag detectors were not activated until Feb. 12. The middle ladder watered up on March 2, but the PIT tag detectors were not activated until March 4. The right ladder was dewatered on Dec. 10, 2009.
2008 1/1/2008 12:00 AM 1/1/2009 12:00 AM The right fish ladder at RIS was dewatered for annual maintenance between Dec. 3, 2007 and Feb. 28, 2008. The middle fish ladder was dewatered between January 2-28, 2008. The left ladder was dewatered from December 1-30, 2008. The right ladder was again dewatered on Dec. 3, 2008.
2007 1/1/2007 12:00 AM 1/1/2008 12:00 AM The right bank ladder, which was dewatered on Dec. 3, 2006 for annual inspection and maintenance, watered-up again on Jan. 9, 2007. On the same day, the middle ladder was dewatered for its annual inspection. There is no report of when the middle ladder returned to service; the next tag detection in that ladder was on March 18, 2007. The right ladder was again dewatered on December 3, 2007.
2006 1/1/2006 12:00 AM 1/1/2007 12:00 AM The Right Bank ladder was dewatered on 12/04/06.
2005 1/1/2005 12:00 AM 1/1/2006 12:00 AM The left fishway at Rock Island was dewatered on December 13, 2004 and watered back up on January 6, 2005. The left fishway was dewatered again on March 4 and watered back up on March 14. The middle fishway was dewatered on January 4 and watered back up on January 20. The right fishway was dewatered on January 21 and watered back up on March 3. The left ladder was again dewatered on December 5, 2005. The middle ladder was dewatered on December 27, 2005.
2004 1/1/2004 12:00 AM 1/1/2005 12:00 AM The left (East?) ladder was dewatered between Jan. 13-27, 2004 for annual maintenance. The right (West?) ladder was dewatered between Jan. 27 and March 1, 2004 for annual maintenance. The middle ladder was dewatered between Dec. 8, 2003 and March 4, 2004 for annual maintenance. The left fishway at Rock Island was dewatered on 13 December 2004 and watered back up on 6 January, 2005. The middle fishway was dewatered on 13 December 2004 and watered back up on 15 December 2004.
2003 3/11/2003 4:00 PM 1/1/2004 12:00 AM The PIT tag detectors were activated in each of the three adult ladders at RIS on 3/11/03. This is the first year of PIT tag detection in the RIS ladders. The initial configuration for 2003 includes four interrogation coils in the submerged orifices of two adjacent weirs in the left (East) ladder, a single coil (07) in one weir orifice in the middle ladder, and another single coil (09) in the right (West) ladder. Two more coils are suspended in air in the middle and right ladders, and will be used to monitor ambient noise. The middle ladder was dewatered for maintenance between Aug. 25 and Sept. 4, 2003. The RIA computer platform was disabled between Nov. 19 and Dec. 10 so the equipment could be relocated. The transceivers remained operational, so that any PIT tag data could be offloaded at a later date. The middle ladder was dewatered between December 8, 2003 and March 4, 2004 for annual maintenance.

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:  2/21/2019
End Date:  ----

Equipment History

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Photos

Photos are contributed from stewards of the site.

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
8/17/2021 12:00:00 AM General

Power was lost to readers 2A thru 2D on 8/11 around 9:00 am PST. It's possible the circuit breaker was popped or turned off by contractors working in the vicinity of the readers. The batteries on the battery switcher were  drained and needed to be replaced. 

The batteries were replaced and the system power was restored on 8/17 around 11:30 am PST.

the four readers were down approximately 6 days and 2.5 hours.

Readers 31 thru 38 and full-flow antennas 0A and 0B on the same fishway were fully operational during this time.

3/2/2021 12:00:00 PM General I replaced the lithium batteries, checked tune and checked communications on readers 01 through 08.
2/25/2021 8:00:00 AM General The left bank fishway was watered up on 2/25 at 8:00 am.
1/6/2021 10:00:00 AM General The middle fishway was dewatered on 1/6/21 at approximately 10:00 PST. Currently the right and middle fishways are dewatered and the left fishway is in operation.
12/15/2020 1:17:32 PM General Right bank fishway was de-watered on 12/14 at 9:00 am PST.
12/15/2020 1:17:32 PM General I manually submitted 54 data files from throughout the year that had failed to upload.
2/11/2020 12:00:00 PM General Fiber was run from right bank readers 2A to 2D to data computers.
1/30/2020 1:54:00 PM General Readers 2A thru 2D were upgraded from FS1001A readers to IS1001 readers. The capacitor packs in the antennas were replaced for the new readers.
1/28/2020 10:00:00 AM General the middle fishway was dewatered on 1/28 at 10:00 AM
7/9/2019 4:00:00 PM General We modified the PIT tag system on the lower part of the right fishway. The Master Controller was removed and the four upper weir IS1001s were synced together and the four lower weir IS1001s were synced together. Now all antennas are running continuously. This mod was done to improve detection efficiency especially on the overflow antennas.
3/20/2019 7:08:00 AM General Antennas 31-38 were powered up on 3/20 at approximately 8:00 am.
1/28/2019 8:57:00 AM General The left bank fishway was watered up at 12:26 on 1/26. The middle fishway was de-watered on 1/28 at 11:00.
12/4/2018 8:04:18 AM General The right bank fishway was dewatered on 12/3 at 11:30 PST.
8/13/2018 8:00:00 AM General I replaced the data PCs with new PCs. One new PC had communication problems with the readers so I uninstalled it and brought it back to my shop for testing. I re-installed one old PC as a back up.
3/14/2018 7:29:00 AM General O&M visit on 3/13 and 3/14. Tuned and tested all readers. Replaced lithium batteries on readers 01 through 08.
2/7/2018 8:23:00 AM General the middle fishway was watered up at 1400 hours on 2/7/18. Readers were activated on 2/8 at about 1400 hours.
2/6/2018 8:23:00 AM General I updated the firmware on the master controller and IS1001 readers on the right fishway to 1.6.3.
1/15/2018 3:03:12 PM General The left fishway was watered up on 1/15/18. The readers were put into scan mode at around 1:30 pm PST.
1/8/2018 10:00:00 AM General The middle fishway was de-watered on 1/8/18 at 10:00 am.
1/4/2018 12:56:18 PM General The right bank fishway was watered up on 12/15/17 at 10:00 am.
12/18/2017 3:12:56 PM General The left bank fishway was dewatered on 12/18 at 11:45 PST.
12/1/2017 7:37:53 AM General The de-watering schedule for the fishways are: Right fishway - December 4 Left fishway - December 18 Middle Fishway - January 8
10/26/2017 1:09:45 PM General O&M visit on 10/25. Updatead firmware on right fishway master controller and IS1001 to ver. 1.6.2. Also I put the IS1001 readers on 1 minute unique delay. Rebooted both data computers and checked diagnostics on all readers.
5/22/2017 7:42:14 AM General Antenna 09 was turned off on 5/15/17 due to high noise.
3/16/2017 1:22:00 PM General Swapped out lithium batteries on transceivers 01 through 08. Also tuned and tested transceivers. Re-booted data computers and checked communications.