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The battle to restore native fish runs to Oregon’s waterways has reached the North Santiam River in Marion County, and that’s got the locals worried, with good reason. 27 more words
A project intended to improve conditions for endangered fish could mean essentially emptying Detroit Lake for one or two years.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to build a 300-foot tower and floating screen at Detroit Dam to improve water temperature and fish passage for salmon and steelhead in the North Santiam River. 14 more words
The proposed construction of a water mixing tower at Detroit Dam on the North Santiam River — and possibly a similar project at Foster Dam on the South Santiam River in the future — has Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist and Will Tucker concerned about the economic effects long-term projects would create on nearby communities such as Gates, Lyons, Mill City and Sweet Home. 10 more words