Coordinated action related to July’s atmospheric river event
An aerial of the lower Columbia River near Portland, June 11, 2022, through careful coordination for flood risk management throughout the water year, the Columbia River would have hit a stage of 25 feet at Vancouver in June, a height not seen in the river in springtime since 1956. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Northwestern Divisions reservoir managers work in concert with dam managers of several agencies, managing a system that can potentially impact many communities across the region, and they do everything within their power to minimize flood damages to all those communities

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