The Columbia River System : the Inside Story.

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The Columbia Ricer is one of the greatest natural resources in the western United States. The river and its tributaries touch the lives of nearly every resident of the Northwest-from providing the world-famous Pacific salmon to supplying the clean natural fuel for over 75 percent of the region's electrical generation. Since early in the century, public and private agencies have labored to capture the benefits of this dynamic river. Today, dozens of major water resource projects throughout the region are fed by the waters of the Columbia Basin river system. And through cooperative efforts, the floods that periodically threaten developments ... continued below

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Administration., United States. Bonneville Power September 1, 1991.

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The Columbia Ricer is one of the greatest natural resources in the western United States. The river and its tributaries touch the lives of nearly every resident of the Northwest-from providing the world-famous Pacific salmon to supplying the clean natural fuel for over 75 percent of the region's electrical generation. Since early in the century, public and private agencies have labored to capture the benefits of this dynamic river. Today, dozens of major water resource projects throughout the region are fed by the waters of the Columbia Basin river system. And through cooperative efforts, the floods that periodically threaten developments near the river can be controlled. This publication presents a detailed explanation of the planning and operation of the multiple-use dams and reservoirs of the Columbia River system. It describes the river system, those who operate and use it, the agreements and policies that guide system operation, and annual planning for multiple-use operation.

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  • Related Information: "Columbia River system operation review."

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  • Other: DE92003382
  • Report No.: DOE/BP-1689
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  • DOI: 10.2172/6274849 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6274849
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1114768

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Administration., United States. Bonneville Power. The Columbia River System : the Inside Story., report, September 1, 1991; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1114768/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.