Columbia Basin Trust

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This memorandum of agreement clarifies responsibilities between the Umatilla, Warm Springs, and Yakama Tribes, and Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

"This Agreement addresses direct…


"The main objective of hydroelectric system optimization is to determine an operating policy for the best use of available resources. In order to find the optimum policy one should decide on the trade-off between the marginal value of water in the…


Abolghasemi Riseh, Hamideh

"The nature of transnational environmental activity has changed in recent years. In the past, there was little organized subnational environmental activity across borders. Provincial and state governments tended to respond in an ad hoc way to…


Alper, Donald K.

Completed as a thesis for a Masters of Arts in Planning at the University of British Columbia, this report discusses the displacement of communities for the building of Keenleyside Dam.

"This thesis reports the results of an empirical research,…


Backerman, Stuart Bruce

Originally presented at the 2007 conference "Transboundary
Water Policy Issues: the Western North American
Region," this paper explores legal issues for transboundary water management by looking at Devils Lake, St. Mary/Milk River, the Flathead…


Bankes, Nigel, 1956-

"The main purpose of this paper is to identify the current issues within the Columbia Basin from a Canadian perspective. The paper analyzes the effect of the Columbia River Treaty and the Boundary Waters Treaty on the management of the waters of the…


Bankes, Nigel, 1956-

An article presented at the United States Society on Dams 2010 annual conference "Collaborative Management of Integrated Watersheds."

"The Columbia River Treaty (Treaty) is an international Treaty established for the cooperative management of the…


Barton, James D.

"Non-Treaty storage refers to storage in Columbia River basin projects in Canada that is not required by the Columbia River Treaty. This includes 5 million acre-feet (Maf) in Mica reservoir, 0.262 Maf in Arrow, and storage in Revelstoke and Kootenay…


BC Hydro, United States. Bonneville Power Administration

These annual reports, published by the US and Canadian entities, includes information on the operation of Mica, Arrow, Duncan, and Libby reservoirs. They describe power and flood control effects downstream in Canada and US. Illustrated with charts…

2000 - 2009

BC Hydro, United States. Army Corps of Engineers. North Pacific Division, United States. Bonneville Power Administration

Completed as a thesis for a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies at Lewis & Clark College.

"Since the creation of Bonneville Dam and The Dalles Dam in the 1900’s Native American ways of living have changed drastically. It is my hypothesis…


Bodine, Mary

Columbia Basin Trust supports efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic
and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations.