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Hoopa Valley Tribe
Full Deliveries to Klamath Irrigators Leaves Little Water for Endangered Salmon Klamath, CA- Full agricultural deliveries went to the Klamath Project farmers in the arid Upper Klamath Basin this year despite fears there could be another Klamath River fish kill. These concerns were fueled by a record high run of salmon entering the Klamath during low flows. Now low lake levels resulting from full irrigation deliveries have prompted the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to lower the Klamath River wintertime water levels below flows required for endangered Coho Salmon while the very agency charged with protecting the threatened Coho, the National Marine Fisheries Service, nods willingly in approval
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