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Project aims to mend lake shore
July 1, 2006 by Steve Kadel,
Herald and News
But a test program this fall
might be the cure. The Lake Ewauna Wetland
Enhancement Project will use a rock wall to slow
wave action and prevent erosion.
A 120-yard section of shoreline will be treated as a test. If it works - a determination that will take a few years - more of the lake's shore will be treated, Watson said.
“We'll have a clue after a
year, but not a definitive answer,” she said.
Analyses by Reclamation and
FWS conclude the current level will provide adequate
sucker habitat this year.
Meanwhile, Reclamation officials have called on
water bank suppliers to pump well water into the
Another factor in
reaching the desired level begins today, when the
amount of Klamath River water flowing through Iron
Gate dam in California will be reduced by about
Lesley estimated it
will take about nine days to make the transition.
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