NOTIFICATION of Reducing Lower Granite Lake Stage (RM 107.5 to 140) starting March 11, USACE

This notice is to inform navigators and shore users that Lower Granite Lake, RM 107.5-140, will be operating in the minimum operating pool range (733.0 -734.0 feet) for one to two weeks starting this weekend, 11-March-2017. 

The Corps of Engineers Reservoir Control Center is operating Lower Granite Lake at the minimum operating pool in accordance with flood control regulations for managing the unseasonable high flows on the Snake River expected over the next two weeks. 

Questions can be directed to the following POC.

Hal Thomas, P.E.
Navigation/Joint Business Line Manager – Operations Division Walla Walla District US Army Corps of Engineers
201 N. Third Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362
e-mail: harold.thomas@usace.army.mil