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Chief Joseph Dam project

Chief Joseph Dam project

Washington, Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties

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Published by The Bureau in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Washington (State),
  • Dams -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPacific Northwest Region, Bureau of Reclamation
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation. Pacific Northwest Region
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14225932M

      Surprisingly, though Chief Joseph is a dam, the hydro facility is run-of-the-river, as the reservoir behind the dam is insufficient to supply the requisite volume of water over the long term. "Chief Joseph Dam is in Douglas and Okanogan counties, miles upstream from Bridgeport, WA and miles upstream from the mouth of the Columbia River.   In most parts of the country, the amount of power made at Chief Joseph Dam would require several gas or coal plants, with the associated air pollution and impacts on health. At Chief Joseph and the other 30 dams of the FCRPS, the electricity is generated as a carbon-free byproduct of gravity acting on snowmelt and precipitation as the Columbia.

      Chief Joseph Dam: is a 5, foot (1, m) long hydroelectric dam spanning the Columbia River, miles ( km) upriver from Bridgeport, Washington, USA. The dam was authorized as Foster Creek Dam and Powerhouse for power generation . Find 1 listings related to Us Army Corps Of Engineers Chief Joseph Dam in Bridgeport on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for Us Army Corps Of Engineers Chief Joseph Dam locations in Bridgeport, WA.

      On J , the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opens bids for construction of the Chief Joseph Dam Bridge at Bridgeport in Douglas County. The bridge will be built adjacent to the Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River and will carry Pearl Hill Road over the Foster Creek ravine. Cite this Record. Summary of Results Chief Joseph Dam Cultural Resources Project. Sarah K. Campbell. (tDAR id: ).


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The Chief Joseph Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Columbia River, km ( mi) upriver from Bridgeport, dam is km ( mi) upriver from the mouth of the Columbia at Astoria, is operated by the USACE Chief Joseph Dam Project Office, and the electricity is marketed by the Bonneville Power AdministrationLocation: Douglas and Okanogan counties, Washington.

Chief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Washington. likes 3 talking about this 2, were here. The Chief Joseph Dam is a Chief Joseph Dam project book gravity dam on the 3/5(2). Reclamation began construction on the Chief Joseph Dam Project. Its four divisions provide irrigation water to nea acres of orchards and farmlands in central and northern Washington.

The Chief Joseph Dam Project was yet another development that contributes to the Columbia River basin as one of the most extensively irrigated and. Chief Joseph Dam Project.

State: Washington Region: Pacific Northwest. Related Documents. Related Facilities. Related Links Contact. Contact Title: Field Office Manager Organization: Ephrata Field Office Address: 32 C Street, NW City: Ephrata, WA Fax: Phone: Operator Title: Public.

The Chief Joseph Dam Intake Gate Repair Pit project was a refurbishment of all facilities in the intake gate repair pit. A five level steel access platform, exhaust fans, lighting, weld receptacles, conductors, electrical panels, and plumbing were removed and replaced with upgraded equipment.

Chief Joseph Dam web page. Contact U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District for all additional information. These web pages provide information about the location, construction date, pool elevation, and powerhouse capacity of the major federal and non-federal hydroelectric projects in.

Archaeological investigations at Site DO, Chief Joseph Dam Project, Washington. [Seattle, Wash.?]: Office of Public Archaeology, Institute for Environmental Studies, Place Name Document. Native American Place Names Along the Columbia River Above Grand Coulee Dam, North Central Washington And Traditional Cultural Property Overview Report For the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.

This document presents a Location: Colville Street Nespelem, WA, United States. Chief Joseph Dam Project, Greater Wenatchee Division [US Dept of the Interior] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : US Dept of the Interior.

Archaeological investigations at site DO, Chief Joseph Dam Project, Washington. [Seattle, Wash.]: Office of Public Archaeology, Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Washington,   Executive Productions-Seattle produced this Telly Award winning film for the Army Corps of Engineers.

Narrated by Josiah Black Eagle Pinkham, Nez. Chief Joseph Dam is a 5, foot (1, m) long hydroelectric dam spanning the Columbia River, miles ( km) upriver from Bridgeport, Washington, USA.

The dam was authorized as Foster Creek. Synopsis. Chief Joseph was born on March 3,in Wallowa Valley, Oregon Territory. When the United States attempted to force the Nez Perce to move to a reservation inhe reluctantly : You can read about Chief Joseph in the book Thunder Rolling in the Mountains by author Scott O'Dell.

The Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbian River in Washington is the second largest hydropower producing dam in the United States. He once said that "All men were made by the Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers." Activities. Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt (or Hinmatóowyalahtq̓it in Americanist orthography), popularly known as Chief Joseph, Young Joseph, or Joseph the Younger (March 3, – Septem ), was a leader of the Wal-lam-wat-kain (Wallowa) band of Nez Perce, a Native American tribe of the interior Pacific Northwest region of the United States, in the latter half of the 19th for: Nez Perce leader.

This book of Legends augments our oral traditions. Most of these Legends are from the Columbia River, Sanpoil River, and Kettle River between Grand Coulee Dam and the Canadian Border.

In order to show continuity with the surrounding areas one legend from Omak Location: Colville Street Nespelem, WA, United States. Chief Joseph Dam is a dam in Washington. Chief Joseph Dam from Mapcarta, the free map. Major dam construction began in the early 20th century and picked up the pace after the Columbia River Treaty in the s, by the mid s all the big dams were finished.

Including just the dams listed below, there are 60 dams in the watershed, with 14 on the Columbia, 20 on the Snake, seven on the Kootenay, seven on the Pend Oreille / Clark. A new energy storage project is in the works near eastern Washington’s Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River.

The project is expected to bring construction jobs to the region. But the nearby Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation worry it would harm important cultural areas. Continue Reading New Energy Storage Project On Upper Columbia Brings Jobs — And Concerns. Chief Joseph Dam is a dam located just miles from Bridgeport, in Douglas County, in the state of Washington, United States.

Fishermen will find a variety of fish including steelhead trout and rainbow trout here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good.

Chief Joseph Dam By the numbers: Chief Joseph Dam, 51 miles downstream from Grand Coulee Dam, is less than half its height at feet .Additions to Chief Joseph Dam Power Project. The project was planned for 27 main generating units of which 16 were initially installed and the intake structure was completed for 11 future units.

The powerhouse may be extended to provide additional peaking capacity beyond the 27 units for which the project was planned. Powerhouse extension is physically and economically feasible, and is limited Author: A.

Lee Warbington.Chief Joseph Speaks Selected Statements and Speeches by the Nez Percé Chief. I. The first white men of your people who came to our country were named Lewis and Clark.