• Watch New video on Grand Coulee Dam's Towers of Power
  • August 2012 Issue of ETA Newsletter Now Available
  • Report and Video on Reclamation's Quagga and Zebra Mussel Research Available
  • Fry-Ark is 50 Years Old, Watch the Video
  • Reclamation Produces New Video on Hydropower
Watch New video on Grand Coulee Dam's Towers of Power August 2012 Issue of ETA Newsletter Now Available Report and  Video on Reclamation's Quagga and Zebra Mussel Research Available Fry-Ark is 50 Years Old, Watch the Video Reclamation Produces New Video on Hydropower
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Photo of Crow Tribe Irrigation Rehabilitation Groundbreaking Crow Tribe Irrigation Rehabilitation Groundbreaking - Dignitaries participated in a groundbreaking for the rehabilitation of the Crow Tribal Irrigation System on September 24. The Reno Diversion shown in the photo will be among the first of more than 2,300 structures to be replaced. Many of the irrigation features are more than 100 years old. The rehabilitation will be coordinated by the Crow Tribe Water Resources Office in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation. More...

Photo of Reclamation PIT Tagging at Clear Lake Reclamation PIT Tagging at Clear Lake - On September 19, working with the U.S. Geological Survey on Clear Lake Reservoir, Reclamation's Darin Taylor and Rachel Mitchell captured more than 60 Lost River and shortnose suckers – species listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. The fish were tagged with Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags. With the PIT tags, Reclamation can track fish movements and health and gain overall understanding about the fish species. More...

Photo of Girls with dragonfly masks.Dragonflies at New Melones Lake - Recently, 18 youth and adults, ages 4 to 55, were excited to learn about the life of dragonflies and damselflies at the Glory Hole Amphitheater at New Melones Lake near Sonora, Calif. Interpretive programs and events at New Melones Lake tie into America’s Great Outdoors initiative, which seeks to empower Americans to share in the responsibility to conserve, restore and provide better access to our lands and waters. More...

Photo of Lake MeadWashington Post Article: "Climate Change Challenges Power Plant Operations" - Drought and rising temperatures are forcing water managers across the country to scramble for ways to produce the same amount of power from the hydroelectric grid with less water, including from behemoths such as the Hoover Dam. Read the Washington Post article.

Reclamation Selects Eight Entities to Receive $333,500 - Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor has announced the selection of eight entities to receive $333,500 in grants under the WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program. These grants will aid in the establishment and expansion of local watershed management groups. "Developing and supporting local watershed management groups ensures local communities are involved in decisions and is vital to create healthy watersheds," said Commissioner Connor. "This funding will enable local communities to partner with Reclamation to conserve water in the West and will help Reclamation advance the goals of WaterSMART and the National Blueways System." More...

Photot of Construction at Red Willow Dam Construction Continues at Red Willow Dam - The Bureau of Reclamation has announced that construction activities related to extensive modifications at Red Willow Dam are progressing at an accelerated rate. The photo shows the placement of geonet beginning at the left end of Red Willow Dam. The contract completion date for Red Willow Dam modifications is currently Nov. 27, 2013. More...

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