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WEA - Wells Dam, DCPUD Adult Ladders

Status:   Active - Non-Operational
Site Type: Adult Fishway  |  Organization: Douglas County Public Utility District No. 1
General Operational Period: Year Round
Start Date: 1/24/2002 8:00 AM

Wells Dam Adult Fishways (both)

Current Operations

Last File Loaded: WEA-2021-295-P-00C.xml
Date Last File Loaded: 10/22/2021 9:16 PM
Date Last File Opened: 10/22/2021 2:06 PM
Date Last File Closed: 10/22/2021 8:06 PM
Last Observation Tag: 3DD.003D628B52
Last Observation Date: 10/22/2021 7:51 PM
Detection Summary: Last Day's Observations

Contacts

Primary Contact:

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

Data Steward:

Tom Kahler
tkahler@dcpud.org
509-881-2322

Location

Coordinates: 47.947302, -119.864549  |  River Km: 830

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 Left fishway watered up February 5. Right fishway returned to service April 15.
2014 1/1/2014 12:00 AM 1/1/2015 12:00 AM East (left) fishway was out of service for maintenance from February 4-26 and was dewatered for the year on December 9.
2013 1/1/2013 12:00 AM 1/1/2014 12:00 AM Left ladder watered up January 24. Right ladder was dewatered January 29 - February 21.
2012 1/1/2012 12:00 AM 1/1/2013 12:00 AM The right ladder watered up on February 8. The left ladder was dewatere on December 4. Right ladder is scheduled to be dewatered in january 2013.
2011 1/1/2011 12:00 AM 1/1/2012 12:00 AM The Left (East) ladder was dewatered between January 6-27, 2011 for maintenance. East ladder was dewatered on December 7.
2010 1/1/2010 12:00 AM 1/1/2011 12:00 AM The left (East) ladder at Wells Dam was dewatered between December 22, 2009 and January 5, 2010. The right (West) ladder was dewatered between January 14 and February 3, 2010. The right (West) ladder was dewatered between December 16-29, 2010.
2009 1/1/2009 12:00 AM 1/1/2010 12:00 AM The left (East) ladder at Wells Dam was dewatered between December 12, 2008 and January 21, 2009. The left ladder was dewatered again between December 22, 2009 and January 5, 2010.
2008 1/1/2008 12:00 AM 1/1/2009 12:00 AM The West fish ladder at Wells Dam was dewatered for six hours on May 9, 2008, to accommodate a new PIT tag detection system at the top of the trap transport pipe. The original detectors at the base of the transport pipe were removed, and the new detectors were activated on May 12. The left (East) ladder was dewatered for winter maintenance on December 12, 2008.
2007 1/1/2007 12:00 AM 1/1/2008 12:00 AM
2006 1/1/2006 12:00 AM 1/1/2007 12:00 AM
2005 1/1/2005 12:00 AM 1/1/2006 12:00 AM The left (East) ladder was dewatered on December 12, 2005.
2004 1/1/2004 12:00 AM 1/1/2005 12:00 AM The right (West?) ladder was dewatered between December 3, 2003 and February 5, 2004 for annual maintenance. The left (East?) ladder was dewatered between February 11-24, 2004 for annual maintenance.
2003 1/1/2003 12:00 AM 1/1/2004 12:00 AM The West Ladder was dewatered between 12/3/02 and 1/22/03 for annual maintenance. The East Ladder was dewatered between 1/27/03 and 2/20/03 for annual maintenance. The West ladder was dewatered from 8:30-9:34 on 4/25, and the East ladder from 10:08-10:48, for normal maintenance. The right (West?) ladder was dewatered from December 3, 2003 until February 5, 2004, for annual maintenance.
2002 1/24/2002 8:00 AM 1/1/2003 12:00 AM This was the first year of adult PIT tag interrogation. PIT tag detectors in the Left Bank (East) ladder were activated on 1/24/02. PIT tag detectors in the Right Bank (West) ladder were activated when the ladder watered up for the season on 3/29/02. The West ladder was dewatered between 12/3/02 and 1/22/03 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:  5/31/2018
End Date:  ----

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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
2/1/2021 8:00:00 AM SiteDown The east (left) ladder was taken out of service at approximately 8:35 AM PDT on February 1, 2021, for routine winter maintenance
1/26/2021 12:35:00 PM SiteUp The west (right) ladder was returned to service at approximately 12:35 PM PDT on January 26, 2021, following routine winter maintenance
1/5/2021 9:00:00 AM SiteDown The west (right) ladder at Wells Dam was taken out of service for annual maintenance at approximately 9:00 AM PST on January 5, 2021
3/26/2020 1:00:00 PM SiteUp The right (west) fishway at Wells Dam was returned to service at approximately 12:55 pm on 3/26/2020, following extensive maintenance.
2/11/2020 3:00:00 PM General O&M visit on 2/11/20. Performed data computer updates and reader firmware updates on left bank trap readers and lamprey entrance antennas.
2/4/2020 11:00:00 AM SiteDown The west (right) fishway at Wells Dam was dewatered around 11:00 AM on 2/4/2020 for routine maintenance.
2/3/2020 11:00:00 AM SiteUp The Wells east (left) fishway was returned to service on the morning of 2/3/2020, following routine maintenance
1/7/2020 4:03:00 PM SiteDown The east (left) fishway at Wells Dam was dewatered for winter maintenance on 1/7/2020 at approximately 9:30 AM.
5/1/2019 9:56:00 AM SiteUp The west (right) adult fishway was returned to service at 11:00 AM on May 1, 2019, following winter maintenance and major service
2/12/2019 1:00:00 PM SiteDown The west (right) adult fishway was taken out of service for winter maintenance around 1:00 PM on February 12, 2019. The east (left) adult fishway remained in service during this outage.
2/5/2019 11:51:00 AM SiteUp The east (left) adult fishway was returned to service at 11:51 AM on February 5, 2019, upon completion of winter maintenance
1/7/2019 10:30:00 AM SiteDown The east (left) ladder at Wells Dam was dewatered for annual maintenance at approximately 10:30 AM on January 7, 2019. The right (west) ladder will remain in service during this outage.
12/31/2018 8:00:00 AM SiteUp WEA recovered from a power outage that took it down from 8:50 AM (PST) on December 26, 2018 through 7:50 AM (PST) on December 31, 2018
12/26/2018 9:00:00 AM SiteDown A power outage took down WEA from 8:50 AM (PST) on December 26, 2018 through 7:50 AM (PST) on December 31, 2018
3/13/2018 7:29:00 AM General O&M visit on 3/13. All readers tuned and tested. Windows updates installed on data PCs.
2/7/2018 12:00:00 PM SiteUp The Wells east fishway returned to service on February 7, 2018 at approximately noon, following routine annual maintenance.
1/30/2018 9:00:00 AM SiteDown Wells East fishway was taken out of service for annual maintenance on January 30, 2018. Antennas 01-04 would have been dewatered around 9:00 AM, and antennas A1 and A2 around 11:00 AM.
1/24/2018 12:00:00 PM SiteUp Wells West fishway returned to service on January 24, 2018, following annual maintenance. Exact time not specified
12/27/2017 9:00:00 AM SiteDown Wells West fishway taken out of service for annual maintenance beginning at approximately 9:00AM. Antennas 05-08 would have been dewatered around 9:00 AM, and antennas A3 and A4 would have been dewatered around 10:30 AM.
10/26/2017 1:09:45 PM General I uploaded the data from the adult fish facility at Wells dam hatchery from 8/31 to 10/24 on file WEA17243.ALL.
8/1/2017 2:27:22 PM General I updated firmware on IS1001 readers 09, 0A and FA to version 1.6.3. Reader FB was unresponsive, so I was not able to remotely update firmware for it.
7/12/2017 12:26:00 PM General Performed computer updates. Downloaded data from Master Controller in adult fish facility.
5/17/2017 8:49:33 AM General I replaced the CPU board on the west side trap mux (B0) which had failed.
2/22/2017 1:43:19 PM General Installed two new data computers running the Biomark Tag Monitoring App.
2/1/2017 2:45:00 PM SiteUp West (left) fishway returned to service following routine maintenance