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RRJ - Rocky Reach Dam Juvenile

Status:   Active - Non-Operational
Site Type: Juvenile Fish Bypass Facility  |  Organization: Chelan County Public Utility District
General Operational Period: Seasonally
Start Date: 4/25/1996 12:14 PM

This site was operated between 1996 and 2000 using 400 kHz and, later, 134.2 kHz non-ISO detection systems. It operated between 2000 and 2002 using a combination of 134.2 kHz ISO and non-ISO detectors. The site was revived in 2010, with four MUXed 134.2 kHz ISO antennas incorporated into the flowspreaders of the Juvenile Fish Bypass Surface Collector.

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: RRJ-2021-252-P-00A.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 9/9/2021 8:31 AM
Date Last File Opened: 9/9/2021 2:51 AM
Date Last File Closed: 9/9/2021 6:51 AM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003DF3A26A
Last Observation Date: 8/31/2021 12:19 AM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations


Primary Contact:

Brett Turley

Data Steward:

Thad Mosey


Coordinates: 47.531967, -120.299618  |  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
2020 4/1/2020 12:00 AM 9/2/2020 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags. See event logs for additional operational information.
2019 1/30/2019 12:00 AM 9/4/2019 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2018 3/13/2018 12:00 AM 9/11/2018 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2017 2/22/2017 12:00 AM 9/7/2017 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2016 3/17/2016 12:00 AM 9/2/2016 12:00 AM Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2015 3/17/2015 12:00 AM 9/1/2015 12:00 AM
2014 3/12/2014 12:00 AM 10/29/2014 12:00 AM
2013 3/6/2013 12:00 AM 9/1/2013 12:00 AM Water up scheduled for April 1. Site dewatered on September 1.
2012 3/28/2012 12:00 AM 9/1/2012 12:00 AM Detection equipment began operations on March 28 and planned water up for April 1.
2011 3/22/2011 7:00 AM 9/1/2011 12:56 PM Dewatered and shut down September 1.
2010 4/1/2010 6:00 AM 9/1/2010 12:00 AM During the installation and testing period at the newly-configured DSM surface bypass collector, the bypass was operated and PIT-tagged fish released by others were detected (March 5, 16, and 17). Test fish were released into the system on March 16th. The detection system was operated the morning of the 17th and then operation was suspended until April 1, 2010. Monitoring was continuous between April 1 and August 31, 2010.
2002 4/1/2002 6:00 AM 9/24/2002 12:00 PM Contact CPUD/BioMark for the actual dates of operation.
2001 4/6/2001 5:42 PM 8/6/2001 11:25 AM Dates and times based on first/last reported detections.
2000 4/5/2000 9:26 AM 6/1/2000 5:14 AM Dates and times based on first/last reported detections.
1999 3/31/1999 10:48 AM 7/30/1999 11:50 PM Dates and times based on first/last reported detections.
1998 4/16/1998 8:28 PM 5/14/1998 11:43 AM Dates and times based on first/last reported detections.
1997 4/7/1997 1:19 PM 8/15/1997 1:25 AM The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.
1996 4/25/1996 12:14 PM 7/19/1996 12:02 PM The Start_date and End_date values reflect the first and last dates of detection, respectively. The actual interval of operational dates is not known.


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:  3/18/2015
End Date:  ----

Equipment History

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Event Log Summary

Event Date Event Type Comments
8/31/2021 10:10:00 AM SiteDown

The bypass was shut down for the rest of the year on August 31.

12/9/2020 5:17:00 PM General I installed two new data PCs and tested communications between the PCs and the Master Controller on the fish bypass
9/1/2020 12:12:51 PM SiteDown The site was shut down for the year on 9/1/2020.
9/4/2019 2:59:04 PM SiteDown Operations ceased for 2019 on 9/1 at 12:00 AM. Site checking has been disabled.
9/1/2018 12:00:00 AM SiteDown The bypass was shut off until next spring on 8/31/18. I disabled site checking.
3/13/2018 12:00:00 PM SiteUp PIT Tag system was turned on and tested on 3/13. Data PCs were turned on and site checking was turned on. The site was not watered up at this time.
9/7/2017 6:46:42 AM SiteDown The juvenile bypass was shut down until next year at 12:00 am on 9/1/17. The readers and computers were shut down on 9/6/17 at 12:30 pm. I disabled site checking on 9/7/17 at 5:45 am.
7/11/2017 12:26:00 PM General Updated IS1001 and Master Controller firmware to 1.6.2.
2/22/2017 4:32:03 PM SiteUp Data computers were set up and turned on. The bypass is down until March when there will be some testing on the system and the bypass is scheduled to be fully functional on April 1.
9/1/2016 12:30:22 PM SiteDown RRJ was shut down for the season at midnight on 9/1/16
3/31/2016 7:03:00 AM SiteUp The bypass is in operation for the season.
3/17/2016 1:50:30 PM SiteUp I turned on the Master Controller and data computers on 3/17/16 at about 12:50 pm. Chelan PUD will be testing the bypass over the next couple of weeks and then turn it on for the season on April 1.
9/1/2015 11:21:36 AM SiteDown The RRJ bypass was dewatered for the season on 9/1/15.
6/24/2015 2:48:00 PM General Installed the Biomark Tag Monitoring App on the data computers to collect the data instead of the Data Collection App.
3/17/2015 8:48:00 AM General Biomark personnel are replacing the existing mux with Master Controller and four IS1001 readers. The antenna IDs will be changed from B3 through B6 to 01 through 04. The Master Controller ID will be B0. The bypass is scheduled to be running full time on April 1.
10/29/2014 5:56:16 PM SiteDown Site was shut down for the year. The last file submitted was RRJ14302.E2.
6/25/2014 2:25:54 PM General Site visit on 6/19/14. I checked the tune on the mux antennas and performed an update on the data computers.

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