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New Tool Guides Chamokane Water Plans
Water management in the Chamokane Creek Basin can now be guided by a new computer model to run "what-if" simulations to evaluate the potential effects of groundwater withdrawals on streamflows in the basin, according to a report released today by the U. S. Geological Survey. The report was produced in cooperation with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Estimates of Low Summer Flows Help Fish, Habitat
Low summer streamflows during the driest years—particularly in streams without flow gages—can be estimated using relatively inexpensive methods....

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