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by Adapted from the bureau of reclamation

Water for the off-channel Black Rock Reservoir would be pumped from the Columbia River into a dammed dry valley. The reservoir would supply Yakima Valley farms and towns, freeing water from existing reservoirs for release back into the Yakima River system to benefit dwindling salmon runs at critical times.

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