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Interrogation Site Metadata

RRF - Rocky Reach Fishway

Status:   Active - Non-Operational
Site Type: Adult Fishway  |  Organization: Chelan County Public Utility District
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 3/1/2006 12:00 AM

Rocky Reach Dam Adult Fishway

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: RRF-2022-175-P-012.json
Date Last File Loaded: 6/25/2022 11:02 AM
Date Last File Opened: 6/24/2022 10:00 PM
Date Last File Closed: 6/25/2022 12:00 AM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D87792B
Last Observation Date: 6/25/2022 9:05 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Brett Turley

Data Steward:

Thad Mosey


Coordinates: 47.531519, -120.300387  |  River Km: 763

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 2/18/2021 12:00 AM 12/3/2021 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2020 2/12/2020 12:00 AM 12/2/2020 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 12/17/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 2/27/2018 12:00 AM 1/1/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2017 2/22/2017 12:00 AM 12/12/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 1/1/2016 12:00 AM 12/14/2016 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2015 1/1/2015 12:00 AM 1/1/2016 12:00 AM Ladder dewatered January 6-February 26.
2014 1/1/2014 12:00 AM 1/1/2015 12:00 AM Ladder dewatered January 2-March 12. Detection equipment activated March 17. New antenna added at entrance to trap on April 23.
2013 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM
2012 3/1/2012 2:26 PM 12/17/2012 8:40 AM The fishway was watered up and transceivers activated on March 1. The fishway was dewatered on December 17.
2011 3/3/2011 12:00 AM 12/5/2011 12:00 AM The adult fishway, watered up on February 27. However, the PIT tag detectors were not activated until March 3. The ladder was dewatered for the season and transceivers put into standby on December 5.
2010 3/1/2010 12:00 AM 11/30/2010 12:00 PM The single adult fishway at Rocky Reach Dam watered up on March 1, 2010, and operated continuously until it was dewatered on November 30.
2009 3/9/2009 10:30 AM 12/1/2009 11:30 AM The fishway at Rocky Reach Dam was dewatered between December 2, 2008 and March 9, 2009. The fishway dewatered for the year on Dec. 1, 2009.
2008 3/3/2008 4:50 PM 12/2/2008 3:00 PM The Rocky Reach Dam fishway watered-up on March 3, 2008. The ladder was dewatered for the winter on December 2, 2008.
2007 3/20/2007 4:00 PM 12/3/2007 2:30 PM The Rocky Reach adult fishway watered up on March 1, 2007. The PIT tag transceivers were enabled on March 20. The ladder was dewatered on December 3, 2007, and will remain dewatered until late winter, 2008.
2006 3/1/2006 12:00 AM 12/4/2006 10:00 AM First year of operation.


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:  4/22/2014
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
12/1/2021 10:00:00 AM SiteDown

Fishway was de-watered for the winter. Readers and data computers are shut down.

3/2/2021 12:00:00 PM General I updated the Tag Monitoring App to the latest version. Checked tune and comms on all readers.
12/1/2020 10:00:00 AM SiteDown The fishway was de-watered on 12/1/20 at approximately 10:00 am. Data computers have been turned off and I turned off PTAGIS site checking and alerts.
2/18/2020 9:00:00 AM SiteUp The fishway was watered up on 2/18 at 09:00 am for the 2020 season.
12/16/2019 9:30:00 AM SiteDown The fishway was de-watered and will remain so until late February. Data collection was turned and site checking has been turned off.
3/18/2019 6:00:00 PM General Reader A0 was powered up on 3/18 at approximately 6:00 pm.
2/15/2019 9:00:00 AM SiteUp Fishway was watered up for the season on 2/15/19 at about 0900 PST.
1/28/2019 8:57:00 AM General Readers A1 thru A4 were updated from FS1001A to IS1001. The antennas were opened and the cap packs replaced.
1/2/2019 11:30:00 AM SiteDown the fishway was watered down on 1/2/19 at 11:30 am.
8/13/2018 3:00:00 PM General I replaced reader A1 with a spare reader. Also, I performed data PC updates and rebooted PCs.
7/9/2018 4:00:00 PM General I replaced reader A3 with a spare. Also, I switched the comm port on the rocketport for A3 from com 05 to com 10. I replaced the lithium batteries on A1 thru A4. Performed Windows updates on data PCs.
5/25/2018 2:29:19 PM SiteDown Power to the fishway readers was lost on 5/23 at about 0739 hrs PST. Power was restored on 5/25 at approximately 1300 hrs PST. Power was down for about 53 hours and 21 minutes.
3/12/2018 7:29:00 AM General O&M visit on 3/13 and 3/14. All readers tuned and tested. Windows updates installed on data PCs.
2/27/2018 11:00:00 AM SiteUp Site was watered up on 2/27/18. Data collection started at about 1105 PST. I turned on site checking.
12/11/2017 12:00:00 PM SiteDown Site was shut down and fishway de-watered for winter maintenance on 12/11 at 12:00 pm. Site checking is disabled.
12/1/2017 7:37:53 AM General The fishway will be de-watered on December 11.
10/26/2017 1:09:45 PM General O&M visit on 10/25. I performed windows updates on data PCs. Retuned readers A3 and A4 and checked diagnostics on all readers.
7/11/2017 12:26:00 PM General Tuned antennas A1 thru A4.
3/15/2017 1:22:00 PM General Replaced lithium batteries on transceivers 01 through 04.
2/22/2017 4:32:03 PM SiteUp Data computers were set up and turned on. Site checking is enabled for the site. All antennas are tuned and noise is low.
2/14/2017 9:00:00 AM SiteUp The fishway was watered up on 2/14 at about 09:30 am. The data computers are not yet collecting data because they were disconnected and removed from their room when the site was shut down. I will connect them and turn them on next week and look for any detected tags I may have missed.
12/12/2016 9:56:00 AM SiteDown The fishway is scheduled to be de-watered on 12/12/16 for the winter.
12/12/2016 8:02:00 AM SiteDown Fishway was de-watered for the winter on 12/12/16. Data computers were shut down on 12/13 at about 1300 hours PST.
5/4/2016 12:48:00 PM General Checked tune on the readers . Archived the data on the backup computer and re-booted both data computers. Everything checked out okay.
2/25/2016 9:00:00 AM SiteUp Fishway was watered up on 2/25 at 09:00 am

Archived Event Logs