Jefferson Exchange | October 22, 2013
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Tue October 22, 2013

Gauging The Impact Of The Trinity Water Releases

Getting more water into the Klamath River system is a little more complicated than opening a valve. 

The Trinity River near Hoopa.
The Trinity River near Hoopa.
Credit PGHolbrook/Wikimedia

This year's extra water releases into the Trinity River, a Klamath tributary, were meant to help migrating salmon survive the journey. 

But court action held those up for a week. 

Fish are now in the river system, and we'll get an update on the effects of the releases from the Yurok Tribe, which criticized the releases as too little.
 

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