Suspended-Sediment Sampling from a Cableway

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USGS Hydrologic Technician Heather Bragg collects suspended-sediment sample from a cableway downstream from Fall Creek Reservoir. Reservoir was drawn down to purge sediment and trapped fish from behind dam in December 2012.


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Length: 00:02:35

Location Taken: Fall Creek, OR, US


So we are here collecting bed load, suspended-sediment load, and discharge measurements.

The Corps of Engineers has asked us to collect some data to try to determine exactly how much sediment is moving down stream while they're doing the down

the drawdown at Fall Creek Reservoir.

We are...We're seeing a little bit less right now than we were earlier this morning.

It's about 12:45 right now.

So, at 9 o'clock this morning there was considerably more of it.
This was the last sample I took for suspended sediment.