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  • Lucky Peak auxiliary tunnels put on a show

    Water flowing through the Lucky Peak dam auxiliary tunnels is creating amazing sights and sounds. The amount of water flowing through Lucky Peak Dam is controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Boise River Watermaster. According to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation the outflow at Lucky Peak as of Wednesday was at 9491 cubic feet per second and Lucky Peak Dam is 58% full.

Water flowing through the Lucky Peak dam auxiliary tunnels is creating amazing sights and sounds. The amount of water flowing through Lucky Peak Dam is controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Boise River Watermaster. According to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation the outflow at Lucky Peak as of Wednesday was at 9491 cubic feet per second and Lucky Peak Dam is 58% full. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
Water flowing through the Lucky Peak dam auxiliary tunnels is creating amazing sights and sounds. The amount of water flowing through Lucky Peak Dam is controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Boise River Watermaster. According to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation the outflow at Lucky Peak as of Wednesday was at 9491 cubic feet per second and Lucky Peak Dam is 58% full. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
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