Wash. utility restores dry river for spawning habitat

06/10/2009 | Wenatchee World (Wash.), The

The Chelan County Public Utility District in Washington is testing its $16 million restoration of a dry river bed. The Chelan River Gorge has not flowed freely since construction of the Lake Chelan Dam in the 1920s. The restored four-mile stretch of river will provide a spawning habitat for chinook salmon and steelhead when completed.

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