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

Gauging The Impact Of The Trinity Water Releases

Troy Fletcher of the Yurok Tribe talks about the impact of the additional water in the Trinity this year.

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

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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