Wanapum State Park will be closed until further notice because of a crack discovered in Wanapum Dam earlier this month, the state parks commission announced Friday. To relieve pressure on the dam, the Grant County Public Utility …
The Daily Record of Ellensburg reports that water levels behind the dam were lowered 26 feet in response to the 2-inch wide, 65-foot-long crack discovered in Wanapum Dam in February. Once the water level was lowered, the crack
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The crack in a spillway pier at the Wanapum Dam has been downgraded to a "non-failure emergency," meaning the pier is no longer considered at risk of collapsing, the Grant County Public Utility District said …
Those fish should start showing up as 4-year-old adults in 2017. The crack found in Wanapum Dam this winter, forcing a severe drawdown of the reservoir upstream past Vantage, has not impeded migration of fish up or downstream, state …
BEVERLY, Wash. – Working in conjunction with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and independent engineers, Grant PUD continues to inspect and evaluate the crack found on a spillway section at Wanapum Dam on February …
(AP) — Repairs to a cracked spillway on the Wanapum Dam have progressed to the point where ... This is the last major milestone arising from last year’s discovery of a crack in the dam. That resulted in the reservoir being lowered by …
There's no immediate threat to public safety from the crack in the Wanapum Dam, Grant County Public Utility District spokesman Thomas Stredwick said Friday. The dam is located just downstream from where Interstate 90 crosses the …
YAKIMA - The cracked Wanapum Dam ... long spillway crack was discovered in late February, the utility lowered the reservoir 26 feet to reduce pressure. That left boat ramps and fish ladders high and dry. All shore access behind the …
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - The big drawdown of the reservoir behind Wanapum Dam has stabilized a cracked spillway there, but it's coming at the cost of lost power generation. Wanapum Dam has the ability to generate some 700 …