Blue-Green Algae Map

BGA Tracker-

Upper Klamath Lake (Howard Bay only), Copco Reservoir, and Iron Gate Reservoir are currently posted.

Fish Health

 Readiness Level

 Yellow fish

Mainstem Klamath, Shasta, and Scott- Yellow
Trinity and Salmon- Green

Learn more about fish health and KFHAT

Real-Time Data

Link to Real-Time WQ Map

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KBMP Vision

The Klamath Basin Monitoring Program facilitates the coordination and implementation of water quality monitoring in support of the stewardship, protection, and restoration of all beneficial uses within the Klamath River watershed, with the ultimate goal of restoring water quality. Learn More

Instream Flow: Five Features of Effective Summer Flow Strategies
July 25, 2016-  Five key ideas to support environmental objectives during periods of low stream flow.
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Klamath River Study: Cold Water Refuges Also Function as Disease Refuges for Juvenile Salmon
July 25, 2016-  New study shows naturally occurring parasites decline in areas of cooler water, benefiting salmon.
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Low Flows, Low Run Expected for Klamath River Salmon This Fall
July 25, 2016-  Drought, disease, and poor ocean conditions drive low expected return of salmon.
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Blue-Green Algae Conditions Worsen in Klamath Basin
July 12, 2016-  Advisory expands to all of Upper Klamath Lake; Raised to 'Danger' in Copco and 'Warning' in Iron Gate Reservoir.
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Unlikely Partners Craft Eel River Recovery Plan
July 6, 2016-  CalTrout leads a stakeholder driven effort to restore watershed through Eel River Action Plan.
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Blue-Green Algae Advisories issued for Copco Res. and Howard's Bay
June 26, 2016-  Howard's Bay in Upper Klamath Lake and Copco Reservoir exceed blue-green algae thresholds.
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Yurok, Karuk Tribes Threaten Feds with Lawsuit over Klamath Salmon
June 25, 2016-  Flow management blamed for more than 90% infection of juvenile salmon in 2014 and 2015.
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Bringing Back Klamath Wetlands, One Wocus at a Time
June 24, 2016- Wocus restoration may be getting easier but what will happen to the "Wocus Dance"?
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Drought Returning to Northern California
June 17, 2016- Water supply a concern this summer in California.
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Tree Planting Drone Taking on 'One of the Hardest Jobs on the Planet'
June 17, 2016- Oregon wastewater utility to test drone for riparian planting, shoots seeds and fertilizer into ground.
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Beavers and Climate Resilience
June 17, 2016- When beavers build dams, they create reservoirs that store water and replenish groundwater. 
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USFS Releases Stream Temperature Database and Projections for CA
June 15, 2016- NorWeST releases updated database, shapefiles, and temperature projections. 
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Iron Gate Flow Schedule Released
June 1, 2016- BOR releases updated Iron Gate Dam Target Flow Schedule.
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Hoopa Tribe Sues Feds, Claims Inadequate Salmon Protection
May 18, 2016- Claims that nearly 100% infection rate of juvenile fish in 2014 and 2015 is linked to Klamath Project.
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Upper Klamath Special Investment Partnership Accomplishments Recognized
May 5, 2016- Summary report issued documenting restoration progress from 2012-215. 
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Fish Win, Birds Lose in Klamath Agreements
May 2, 2016- Dam removal offers hope to endangered salmon but doesn't provide water for refuges along Pacific Flyway.
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Riparian Work to Begin Along the Sprague River
April 29, 2016- Klamath Lake Land Trust and volunteers are restoring and replanting 316 acres along the Sprague River. 
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Reconnecting the Klamath
April 29, 2016- A reminder that dam removal is only the first step towards restoration of the Klamath Basin.
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Trainings Set for Identifying and Responding to CyanoHABs in CA
April 28, 2016- Four trainings include June 20th at Humboldt State University. See all upcoming KBMP related events here.
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National Water Quality Monitoring Council- Spring 2016 Newsletter
April 26, 2016- Latest newsletter highlights many programs and WQ related articles.
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Scott River Watershed Council Releases Beaver Dam Analogue Report
April 25, 2016- Monitoring report for 1st BDA's in California, which create important slow water habitat for coho.
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KBMP Spring Meeting This Wed/Thurs in Klamath Falls
April 18, 2016- 18th KBMP meeting on April 20-21 at Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, OR. Agenda here
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