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Federal Columbia River Power System

Source: Federal Columbia River Power System

Description: a 10-page illustrated brochure with photos that provides an overview of the Federal Columbia River Power System, a unique collaboration among three U.S. government agencies: the Bonneville Power Administration, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Bureau of Reclamation.

Topics explored: Protecting fish and wildlife, controlling floods, providing irrigation and navigation, and sustaining cultural resources while using the Columbia River to generate power

Education Level

• High School

• College

• Graduate School

Resource Type

• Visualizations, Animations, Videos, Games


• Biology

• Env Science

• Engineering


• Energy Basics

• Hydrology

• Environmental Considerations

• Hydropower Facilities