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Water Quality Reports and Memos

Asarian, E. and J. Kann. 2006a. Klamath River Nitrogen Loading and Retention Dynamics, 1996-2004. Kier Associates Final Technical Report to the Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, California. 56 p + appendices.

Asarian, E. and J. Kann. 2006b. Technical Memorandum: Evaluation of PacifiCorp’s Klamath River Water Quality Model Predictions for Selected Water Quality Parameters. Prepared by Kier Associates and Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences for the Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, California. 32 p.

Asarian, E. and J. Kann. 2011. Phytoplankton and Nutrient Dynamics in Iron Gate and Copco Reservoirs 2005-2010. Prepared by Kier Associates and Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences for the Klamath Basin Tribal Water Quality Work Group. 60p + appendices.

Asarian, E. and J. Kann. 2013. Synthesis of Continuous Water Quality Data for the Lower and Middle Klamath River, 2001-2011. Prepared by Kier Associates and Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences for the Klamath Basin Tribal Water Quality Work Group. 50 p. + appendices.

Asarian, E. and J. Kann. 2014. Justification for Revisions Proposed in the Karuk Tribe’s 2014 Water Quality Control Plan. Prepared by Riverbend Sciences and Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences for Karuk Tribe of California Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, California. 19 p. + appendices.

Asarian, J.E., Y. Pan, N.D. Gillett, and J. Kann. 2014. Spatial and Temporal Variation of Periphyton Assemblages in the Klamath River, 2004-2012. Prepared by Kier Associates, Portland State University, and Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC. for the Klamath Basin Tribal Water Quality Work Group. 50p. + appendices.

Asarian, J.E., Y. Pan, N.D. Gillett, and J. Kann. 2015. Periphyton Assemblages and Associated Environmental Conditions in the Klamath River 2004-2013. Prepared by Riverbend Sciences, Portland State University, and Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC. for the Klamath Basin Tribal Water Quality Work Group. 48p. + appendices.

Asarian, E. J. Kann, and W. Walker. 2009. Multi-year Nutrient Budget Dynamics for Iron Gate and Copco Reservoirs, California. Prepared by Riverbend Sciences, Kier Associates, Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences, and William Walker for the Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 55 p + appendices.

Asarian, E. J. Kann, and W. Walker. 2010. River Nutrient Loading and Retention Dynamics in Free-Flowing Reaches, 2005-2008. Final Technical Report to the Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, CA. 59 p + appendices.

California Coastal Conservancy. 2006. FERC Docket P-2082: Klamath River Project reservoirs: Interim state-agency sediment study results critical to relicensing. Appendices include Gathard Engineering. 2006. Klamath River Sediment Study. Memo from Sam Schuchat, CCC to Magalie R. Salas, FERC. California Coastal Conservancy, Oakland, CA. 104 p. VERY LARGE FILE (18.1 Mb)

California Dept. of Water Resources. 1986. Shasta/Klamath rivers water quality study. Northern District. Red Bluff, CA. At KRIS Web site. [88 kb]

Deas, M. L. and G. T. Orlob. 1999. Klamath River Modeling Project. Project #96-HP-01. Assessment of alternatives for flow and water quality control in the Klamath River below Iron Gate Dam. University of California Davis Center for Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. Report No. 99-04. 379 pp. [3.6 Mb] At KRIS Web site.

Deas, M. L. and J. Vaughn. 2006. Characterization of Organic Matter Fate and Transport in the Klamath River below Link Dam to Assess Treatment/Reduction Potential. Prepared for U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Klamath Area Office by Watercourse Engineering, Inc., Davis, CA. 167 p.

Eilers, J.M. 2005. Aquatic Vegetation in Selected Sites of the Lost River, OR and CA. Prepared for Tetra Tech Inc. by MaxDepth Aquatics. Max Depth Aquatics, Bend, OR. 18 pp.

Genzoli, L., R.O. Hall, J.E. Asarian, and J. Kann. 2015. Variation and Environmental Association of Ecosystem Metabolism in the Lower Klamath River: 2007-2014. Prepared by the University of Wyoming, Riverbend Sciences, and Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC. for the Klamath Tribal Water Quality Consortium. 44p. + appendices.

Genzoli, L., C. Robinson, and J.E. Asarian. 2015. Patterns of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in the Scott River Watershed, 2007-2014. Prepared by Kier Associates and Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. Prepared for the Quartz Valley Indian Reservation, Fort Jones, CA. 47 p. + appendices.

Genzoli, L. and J. Kann. 2016. Evaluation of phycocyanin probes as a monitoring tool for toxigenic cyanobacteria in the Klamath River below Iron Gate Dam. Prepared by Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC for the Klamath Tribal Water Quality Consortium. 38 p. + appendices.

Gillett, N.D., Y. Pan, J.E. Asarian, and J. Kann. 2016. Spatial and temporal variability of river periphyton below a hypereutrophic lake and a series of dams. Science of the Total Environment 541: 1382–1392.

Halstead, B. G. 1997. Memorandum to Bruce Gwynne of the California North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board concerning water quality in the Klamath River. Unpublished letter of 23 September 1997. US Fish and Wildlife Service. Coastal California Fish and Wildlife Office. Arcata, CA. 14 pp. [172 Kb] At KRIS Web site.

Hoopa Valley Tribal Environmental Protection Agency. 2013. Water Quality Monitoring by the Hoopa Tribal Environmental Protection Agency 2008-2012. Prepared by the Hoopa Tribal Environmental Protection Agency in cooperation with Kier Associates. 21p.

Hoopa Valley Tribe Environmental Protection Agency (HVTEPA). 2008. Water Quality Control Plan Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation. Approved September 11, 2002, Amendments Approved February 14, 2008. Hoopa Tribal EPA. Hoopa, CA. 285 p. Caution LARGE file (8.0 Mb)

Kann, J. 2004. Memo on Copco Lake Analysis. To Karuk Tribe of California from Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences, Ashland, OR. 6 p. (67 Kb)

Kann, J. 2005. Memo on Copco/Iron Gate Reservoir Toxic Cyanobacteria Results: Follow-up. To the Karuk Tribe and State Water Resources Control Board. Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences, Ashland, OR. 6 p. (562 Kb)

Kann, J. 2006. Microcystis aeruginosa Occurrence in the Klamath River System of Southern Oregon and Northern California. Report for the Yurok Tribe Environmental Program and Fisheries Department, Klamath, CA by Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences, Ashland, OR. 26 p. (1.4 Mb)

Kann, J. 2008. Microcystin Bioaccumulation in Klamath River Fish and Freshwater Mussel Tissue: Preliminary 2007 Results. Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC, Ashland, OR. 48 pp.

Kann, J. 2014. Evaluation of Cyanobacteria and Cyanobacterial toxins with reference to Selection of Water Quality Criteria for the Karuk Tribe of California. Technical Memorandum prepared for the Karuk Tribe Natural Resources Department, Orleans, CA. February 2014. 40 p

Kann J, L. Bowater, S. Raverty, G. Johnson, and C. Bowman. 2013. Microcystin bioaccumulation and histopathology in Klamath River salmonids; 2010 study results. Technical Memorandum. Prepared by Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC for the Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans California. 52 p.

Kann, J., S. Corum, K. Fetcho. 2010. Microcystin Bioaccumulation in Klamath River Freshwater Mussel Tissue: 2009 Results. Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC, Ashland, OR. 37 pp."

Kann, J., and E. Asarian. 2005. 2002 Nutrient and Hydrologic Loading to Iron Gate and Copco Reservoirs, California. Kier Associates Final Technical Report to the Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, California. 59pp + appendices.

Kann, J and E. Asarian. 2006. Technical Memorandum: Longitudinal Analysis of Klamath River Phytoplankton Data 2001-2004. Prepared by Kier Associates and Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences for the Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, California. 36 pp.

Kann, J and E. Asarian. 2007.  Nutrient Budgets and Phytoplankton Trends in Iron Gate and Copco Reservoirs, California, May 2005 - May 2006.  Final Technical Report to the State Water Resources Control Board, Sacramento, California. 81pp + appendices.

Kann, J. and C. Bowman. 2012. Middle Klamath River Toxic Cyanobacteria Trends, 2010.  Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC. and Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources. 42 pp.

Kann, J. and S. Corum. 2006. Summary of 2005 Toxic Microcystis aeruginosa Trends in Copco and Iron Gate Reservoirs on the Klamath River, CA. Prepared For: Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 282 Orleans, CA, 95556, by Kann, J; Corum, Susan; March, 2006. (1.7 Mb)

Kann, J. and S. Corum. 2007. Summary of 2006 Toxic Microcystis aeruginosa Trends in Copco and Iron Gate Reservoirs on the Klamath River, CA. Prepared For: Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 282 Orleans, CA, 95556, by Kann, J; Corum, Susan; June, 2007. 23 pp. (878 Kb)

Kann, J. and S. Corum. 2009. Toxigenic Microcystis aeruginosa bloom dynamics and cell density/chlorophyll a relationships with microcystin toxin in the Klamath River, 2005-2008. Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC. and Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 46 pp.

Kann, J., L. Bowater and S. Corum. 2010. Middle Klamath River Toxic Cyanobacteria Trends, 2009.  Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC. and Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources. 25 pp.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2001. Karuk Aboriginal Territories Indian Creek and Elk Creek Water Quality Monitoring Report. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 13 p. + appendices.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2002. Water Quality Control Plan. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 36 p.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2002. Water Quality Monitoring Report, Water Years 2000 & 2001. Karuk Tribe of Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 34 p. + appendices A, B, C, D.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2003. Water Quality Monitoring Report, Water Year 2002. Karuk Tribe of Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 28 p. + appendices A, B, C, D, E.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2004. Water Quality Assessment Report (CWA Section 305(b) Reporting). Produced by the Water Quality Technology, Inc. for the Karuk Tribe of California's Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 58 p.

Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources. 2006. Eco-Cultural Resources Management Plan. Karuk DNR, Orleans, CA. 76 p.

Karuk Tribe. 2007c. Water Quality Assessment Report 2007. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 64 p.

Karuk Tribe. 2008. Water Quality Assessment Report 2008. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 75 p.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2010. Water Quality Report for the mid-Klamath, Salmon, Scott, and Shasta Rivers: May-Dec 2009. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 21 p.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2011. Water Quality Assessment Report 2010. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 23 p.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2012. Water Quality Assessment Report 2012. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 35 p.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2013. Water Quality Assessment Report 2013. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 33 p.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2014. Water Quality Control Plan. Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 45 p.

Kier Associates. 2004. Analysis of Sufficiency of the PacifiCorp Klamath Hydroelectric Project Final License Application With Regard to Project Water Quality Impacts. Performed under contract to the Klamath Basin Tribal Water Quality Work Group. 33 p. [370 Kb]

Klamath Tribal Water Quality Consortium. 2015. Klamath Tribal Water Quality Consortium Strategic Plan and Bylaws.

Klamath Tribal Water Quality Consortium. 2016. Upper Klamath Basin Nonpoint Source Pollution Assessment and Management Program Plan - Draft for Public Comment, August 2016. Klamath Tribal Water Quality Consortium.

McCullough, D. 1999. A Review and Synthesis of Effects of Alterations to the Water Temperature Regime on Freshwater Life Stages of Salmonids, with Special Reference to Chinook Salmon. Columbia Intertribal Fisheries Commission, Portland, OR. Prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10. Published as EPA 910-R-99-010. [965 Kb]. At KRIS Web site.

McIntosh, B. A. and H. W. Li. 1998. Abstract and other information regarding the Final report - Klamath Basin Pilot Project: Coldwater refugia study and videography. Oregon State University . [3kb] At KRIS Web site.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ). 2002. Upper Klamath Lake Drainage Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP) Response to Public Comments. May 2002.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ). 2006. Draft Report on Developing and Implementing TMDL Implementation Plans.  ODEQ, Portland, OR. 19 p.

PacifiCorp. 2002a. Copco Reservoir Water Quality Summary. PacifiCorp, Portland, OR. http://www.pacificorp.com/File/File16142.pdf

PacifiCorp. 2002b. Copco Bypass Reach Water Quality Summary. PacifiCorp, Portland, OR. http://www.pacificorp.com/File/File16799.pdf

PacifiCorp. 2002c. Iron Gate Reservoir Water Quality Summary. PacifiCorp, Portland, OR. http://www.pacificorp.com/File/File16143.pdf

PacifiCorp. 2002d. Lake Ewauna to Keno Reach Water Quality Summary. PacifiCorp, Portland, OR. http://www.pacificorp.com/File/File16150.pdf

PacifiCorp. 2006a. Appendix B Causes and Effects of Nutrient Conditions in the Upper Klamath River.  PacifiCorp, Portland, Oregon.

Patterson, W. and S. Beesley.  2011. Klamath River Estuary Wetlands 2010 Water Quality Monitoring Report: Investigating Relationships with CRAM, Water Quality, and Juvenile Salmonid Habitat Function.  Yurok Tribe Environmental Program and Yurok Tribe Fisheries Program, Klamath, CA. 88p.

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2005. Action Plan for the Scott River Watershed Sediment and Temperature Total Maximum Daily Loads (Scott TMDL). November 2, 2005. QVIC, Ft. Jones, CA. 64 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2008.  Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report 2007.  By Crystal Bowman, Environmental Director, QVIR, Fort Jones, CA. 59 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2009.  Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report 2008.  By Crystal Bowman, Environmental Director, QVIR, Fort Jones, CA. 65 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2011.  Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report 2011.  Prepared by the QVIR Environmental Department Staff. Fort Jones, CA. 34 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2012. 2012 Investigations of Bacterial Concentrations in Steams Associated with Cattle Grazing in Wilderness Areas in the Klamath National Forest in Northern California. By J.J. Beckmann and K.G. Mattson. Fort Jones, CA. 14 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2013.  Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report 2013.  Prepared by the QVIR Environmental Department Staff. Fort Jones, CA. 41 p.

Resighini Rancheria Environmental Protection Authority. 2006. The Resighini Rancheria Tribal Water Quality Ordinance Number 01-2002. Resighini Rancheria, Klamath, CA. 43 p.

Resighini Rancheria Environmental Protection Authority. 2010. Surface Water Sampling and Analysis Plan, Resighini Rancheria, Section 106 Water Quality Assessment, Clean Water Act Project. Resighini Rancheria, Klamath, CA. 18p."

Sullivan, K., D.J. Martin, R.D. Cardwell, J.E. Toll, and S. Duke. 2000. An analysis of the effects of temperature on salmonids of the Pacific Northwest with implications for selecting temperature criteria. Sustainable Ecosystems Institute. Portland, OR. 192 pp. [1.5Mb] At KRIS Web site

Tanner D.Q. and C.W. Anderson. 1996. Assessment of Water Quality, Nutrients, Algal Productivity, and Management Alternatives for Low-Flow Conditions, South Umpqua River Basin, Oregon, 1990-92. U.S. Geological Survey, Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4082. See: http://or.water.usgs.gov/pubs_dir/Pdf/96-4082.pdf

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 1986. Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Dissolved Oxygen. EPA 440/5-86-003. Office of Water. April, 1986. (5.2 Mb)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2003. EPA Region 10 Guidance for Pacific EPA Project # 910-B-03-002. Northwest State and Tribal Temperature Water Quality Standards. Region 10 U.S. EPA, Seattle WA. 57 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2004. Water Quality Control Plan For the Yurok Indian Reservation. Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, CA. 37 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2006. Klamath River Blue-Green Algae Bloom Report. By Ken Fetcho, water quality specialist. Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, California. 15 p. (854 Kb)

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2006b.  Bacteria Sampling Report for the Lower Klamath River, Water Year 2006.  Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, California. 17 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2007. Final 2007 Klamath River Nutrient Summary Report. Prepared by Scott Sinnott, YTEP, Klamath, CA. 37 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2007b.  Macroinvertabrate Report: 2005. YTEP, Klamath, CA. 40 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2007c. Klamath River Blue-Green Algae Summary Report, 2006.  By Ken Fetcho, water quality specialist.  Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, California. 34 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2008. Final 2007 Klamath River Blue-Green Algae Summary Report.  By Ken Fetcho.  Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, California. 27 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2008b. Final 2008 Klamath River Nutrient Summary Report. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 37 p

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2009. Blue Green Algae and Your Health. YTEP, Klamath, CA. 2 p

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2009e. Final 2008 Klamath River Blue-Green Algae Summary Report.  By Ken Fetcho.  Yurok Tribe Environmental Program, Klamath, California. 26 p

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2009f. Final 2006 Klamath River Nutrient Summary Report. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 33 p

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2010. Final 2009 Klamath River Nutrient Summary Report. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 50 p

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2010. Final 2009 Klamath River Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Summary Report. Prepared by Scott Sinnott. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 65 p

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2011. Final 2010 Klamath River Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Summary Report. Prepared by Scott Sinnott. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 54 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2011. Final 2010 Klamath River Nutrient Summary Report. Prepared by Scott Sinnott. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 54 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2013. Draft 2012 Klamath River Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Summary Report. Prepared by Matthew Hanington. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 69 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2013. Final 2012 Klamath River Nutrient Summary Report. Prepared by Matthew Hanington and Kathleen Torso. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 56 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2013. Final 2013 Klamath River Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Summary Report. Prepared by Matthew Hanington. YTEP Water Division, Klamath, CA. 59 p.

 

Comment Letters / Agency Reports and Notices / EIRs

California Department of Fish and Game. 2004. Additional Study Request: PacifiCorp's Final Application for New Major License Klamath Hydroelectric Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project No. 2082. CDFG, Redding , CA. [313 Kb]

California Department of Fish and Game. 2006.  Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report: Scott River Watershed-Wide Permitting Program for Coho Salmon Incidental Take Permit (ITP).  10/19/06.  CDFG, Region 1, Redding, CA. 11 p.

California Department of Fish and Game. 2006b.  Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report: Shasta River Watershed-Wide Permitting Program for Coho Salmon Incidental Take Permit (ITP).  10/19/06.  CDFG, Region 1, Redding, CA. 11 p.

California Energy Commission. 2004. California Energy Commission Staff Comments on PacifiCorp's Final License Agreement to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the Klamath River Hydroelectric Project, FERC No.2082. California Energy Commission, Sacramento , CA 44 p.[1.4 Mb]

California State Water Resources Control Board. 2004. Comments on PacifiCorp Application for New License (application) for the Klamath Hydroelectric Project (project), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project #2082. SWRCB, Sacramento, CA. 25 p. [184 Kb]

California State Water Resources Control Board. 2006. Approving an Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the North Coast Region to incorporate a TMDL for Sediment and Temperature in the Scott River Watershed.  June 21, 2006. SWRCB Resolution No. 2006-0046. 3 p

California State Water Resources Control Board. 2006b. Approving an Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the North Coast Region to incorporate a TMDL fro Dissolved Oxygen (D.O.) and Water Temperature in the Shasta River Watershed.  June 21, 2006. SWRCB Resolution No. 2006-0046. 3 p

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). 2007. Final Environmental Impact Report for the Klamath Hydroelectric Project, FERC License 2082-027, Operated by PacifiCorp. FERC, Washington D.C. (Report is in 22 parts Download zipped file

Hillman, L. 2014. Letter to Victoria Whitney (State Water Resources Control Board) and Charles Andrews (California Department of Pesticide Regulation). RE: Withdraw Permit for Algaecide Application. From: Leaf Hillman, Karuk Tribe. Date: July 16, 2014.

Hoopa Valley Tribal Council. 2006. Klamath Hydroelectric Project (FERC #2082) Comments and Recommended 10(a) Terms and Conditions for PacifiCorp. Letter from Tribal Chair Lyle Marshall to Magalie R. Salas of FERC. Hoopa, CA. 140 p. (2.6 Mb)

Karuk Tribe. 2006. Recommended Terms and Conditions: Klamath Hydroelectric Project, FERC License 2082-027, Operated by PacifiCorp. Submitted to FERC by the Karuk Tribe of California. Happy Camp, CA. (1.5 Mb)

Karuk Tribe of California. 2006b. Comments on Draft EIS in Klamath Hydroelectric Project Docket for Filing: P-2082-027 (Klamath). Submitted to FERC by the Karuk Tribe of California, Orleans, CA. 60 p.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2007. Comments from the Karuk Tribe of California regarding the Lost River Total Maximum Daily Load. Letter dated July 2, 2007, from Sandy Tripp Karuk Tribe of California Department of Natural Resources to Gail Louis of U.S. EPA. Yurok Tribe, Klamath, CA. 34 p.

Karuk Tribe of California. 2007b. Response to PacifiCorp’s Causes and Effects of Nutrient Conditions in the Upper Klamath River, and PacifiCorp’s Responses to Comments from Various Stakeholders on the September 2006 FERC DEIS For Hydropower License for the Klamath Hydroelectric Project. Submitted to FERC by the Karuk Tribe of California, Orleans, CA. 30p.

Karuk Tribe. 2009. Re: Comments on Public Review Draft and Staff Report for the Klamath River Total Maximum Daily
Loads (TMDLs) and Action Plan Addressing Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen, Nutrient, and Microcystin
Impairments in California. Submitted by Earl Crosby, Karuk Tribe, Orleans, CA, 37p.

National Marine Fisheries Service. 2006. Comments, Recommended Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Prescriptions for the Klamath Hydroelectric Project, FERC Project #2082. NMFS, SW Region, Long Beach, CA. 161 p.

National Marine Fisheries Service. 2011. Draft Environmental Assessment: Authorization for Incidental Take and Implementation of the PacifiCorp Klamath Hydroelectric Project Interim Operations Habitat Conservation Plan for Coho Salmon. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Arcata, CA. 125p.

North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB). 2005. Staff Report for the Action Plan for the Scott River Watershed Sediment and Temperature Total Maximum Daily Loads. NCRWQCB, Santa Rosa, CA.
At the NCRWQCB website

North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB). 2006. Staff Report for the Action Plan for the Shasta River Watershed Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Total Maximum Daily Loads. NCRWQCB, Santa Rosa, CA. 1123p. including appendices.

North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board. 2007. Water Quality Control Plan for the North Coast Region (Basin Plan). Staff report adopted by the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board on June 05, 2007. Santa Rosa, CA. 124 p.

Oregon Water Resources Department (ODWR). 2004. State of Oregon’s Comments on PacifiCorp’s Klamath Hydroelectric Project (FERC # 2082) Final License Application and Additional Study Requests. Comments from OWRD for all Oregon agencies, Salem, OR. 214 p. [4.2 Mb]

Oregon Water Resources Department (ODWR). 2006. Comments on the December 28, 2005, Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis (REA) for the Klamath Hydroelectric Project (FERC 2082). ODWR, Portland, OR. 310

PacifiCorp. 2004. Final License Application for the Klamath River Hydroelectric Project (FLA). Filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on February 25, 2004. PacifiCorp,Portland, OR. 7000 p. http://www.pacificorp.com/Article/Article28613.html

PacifiCorp. 2005. Memo from Cory Scott, Licensing Manager, to Magalie Salas of FERC re: Klamath River Hydroelectric Project (FERC # 2082-027) Response to Agency Comments. 12/16/05. PacifiCorp, Portland, OR. (390 Kb)

PacifiCorp. 2011. PacifiCorp Klamath Hydroelectric Project Interim Operations Habitat Conservation
Plan for Coho Salmon. Prepared by PacifiCorp Energy, Inc, Portland, OR. Submitted to the
National Marine Fisheries Service, Arcata Area Office, Arcata, CA. March 15, 2011.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2004. Comments and Additional Study Requests, PacifiCorp Final License Application (Project No.  2082-027). Filed with FERC on April 24, 2004. Quartz Valley Indian Reservation, Fort Jones, CA. 35 pp.

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2006. Recommended Terms and Conditions for the Klamath Hydroelectric Project (FERC #2082-027). Filed with FERC on March 29, 2006. Quartz Valley Indian Reservation, Fort Jones, CA. 57 p. (1.4 Mb)

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2006b. Comments Concerning the Klamath River TMDL Approach and Progress to Date. Memo to the U.S. EPA and North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board of August 15, 2006. Quartz Valley Indian Reservation, Fort Jones, CA. 35 p. (1.6 Mb)

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2006c. Review of public draft Shasta River Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen TMDLs. Quartz Valley Indian Reservation, Ft. Jones, CA.

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2006d. Comments on the Final Draft Scott River Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Work Plan. Letter to the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board. Quartz Valley Indian Reservation, Ft. Jones, CA. 35 p. (1.6 Mb).

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2006e. Scoping Comments on Scott River Basin Agricultural Coho Salmon Incidental Take Permit. Submitted to CDFG, Region 1 by QVIR. ITP filed with CDFG. 23 p

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2006f. Scoping Comments on Shasta River Basin Agricultural Coho Salmon Incidental Take Permit. Submitted to CDFG, Region 1 by QVIR. ITP filed with CDFG. 20 p

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2008. Comments on Draft Shasta River Basin Agricultural Coho Salmon Incidental Take Permit. Submitted to CDFG, Region 1 by QVIR. ITP filed with CDFG. 13 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2008b. Comments on Draft Scott River Basin Agricultural Coho Salmon Incidental Take Permit. Submitted to CDFG, Region 1 by QVIR. ITP filed with CDFG. 29 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2008c. Preliminary comments on Administrative Draft (Chapters 1-5) Staff Report for the Klamath River Basin Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen, and Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Loads. QVIR, Ft. Jones, CA. 30 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2009. Re: Comments on Public Review Draft and Staff Report for the Klamath River Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Action Plan Addressing Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen, Nutrient, and Microcystin Impairments in California. Submitted by Crystal Bowman. QVIR, Ft. Jones, CA. 39 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2009b. Memo on Scott River TMDL Implementation. From QVIR Environmental Director Crystal Bowman to Catherine Kuhlman, NCRWQCB Executive Director of May 13, 2009. Quartz Valley Indian Reservation, Ft. Jones, CA. 3 p. Photos (Appendix A).

Quartz Valley Indian Community. 2010 Comments on Public Review Draft, Staff Report for the Klamath River Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Action Plan Addressing Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen, Nutrient and Microcystin Impairments in California, the Proposed Site Specific Dissolved Oxygen Objectives for the Klamath River and California, and the Klamath River and Lost River Implementation Plans. Submitted by Crystal Bowman. QVIR, Ft. Jones, CA. 20 p. (Appendix A: Higgins comments Re: Fruit Growers Supply (FGS) Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) and Draft Environmental Impact Report.) (Appendix B: Comments on State Water Resources Control Board Resolution 2009-0064 Regarding U.S. Forest Service Management Oversight.)

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2007. Comments on the Klamath National Forest’s Draft Kidder Creek and Shackleford Allotments Livestock Grazing Management Environmental Assessment. Submitted by Harold Bennett.  QVIR, Ft Jones, CA. 20 p

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2009. Comments for the 2008 303 (d) List of Water Quality Limited Segments. QVIR EPA, Ft Jones, CA. 16 p

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2009b. Proposed State Water Resources Control Board Resolution on Timber Harvest, Grazing and Fire Suppression Oversight on National Forest System Lands. Letter of August 3, 2009 from QVIR EPA to SWRCB. QVIR, Ft. Jones, CA. 8 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2010. Comments on Draft Upper Klamath and Lost River Subbasins Total Maximum Daily Load and Water Quality Management Plan. QVIR, Ft. Jones, CA. 22p.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2010. Comments on California Regional Water Quality Control Board North Coast Region Order No. R1-2010-0029, Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements For Nonpoint Source Discharges Related to Certain Federal Land Management Activities On U.S. Forest Service Lands In the North Coast Region. Submitted by Crystal Bowman. QVIR, Ft. Jones, CA. 21 p.

Quartz Valley Indian Reservation. 2010. RE: 303 D Listing for Scott River Basin and tributaries. QVIR EPA, Ft Jones, CA. 27 p.

Resighini Rancheria. 2004. Memo re: Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) analysis for, and the proposed de-listing of the Upper Lost River from California's 303(d) list. From Chairman Frank Down to Catherine Kuhlman, NCRWQCB Executive Director. Resighini Rancheria, Klamath, CA. 9 p.

Resighini Rancheria. 2005. Memo re: Follow-up Comments Regarding December 16, 2004 Government-to-Government Meeting with FERC Representatives – P2082-027. From Phil Smith, Dir. Resighini EPA to Magalie R. Salas, FERC. Resighini Rancheria, Klamath, CA.

Resighini Rancheria. 2006. Memo re: Lost River, Pre-Draft Comments on TMDL. From Phil Smith, Resighini EPA Director, to Noemi Emeric, Environmental Protection Specialists, EPA Region IX. Resighini Rancheria, Klamath, CA. 31 p. (1.9 Mb)

Resighini Rancheria. 2006b. Proposed Terms and Conditions for Klamath Hydroelectric Project, FERC License 2082-027, Operated by PacifiCorp. Submitted to FERC by the Resighini Rancheria, a Federally Recognized Tribe. Klamath, CA. 61 p. (1.4 Mb)

Shasta Valley Resource Conservation District. 2005.  Master Incidental Take Permit (ITP) Application for Coho Salmon (Oncorhychus kisutch). March 29, 2005.  Submitted to the California Department of Fish and Game.  SVRCD, Yreka, CA.

Siskiyou Resource Conservation District. 2005.  Draft Incidental Take Permit for Coho Salmon (Oncorhychus kisutch).  Submitted for consideration to the Calif. Dept. of Fish and Game, Redding, CA.  Siskiyou RCD, Etna, CA. 4 p. plus Attachments and Appendices. Download zipped document with all the appendices.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2008. Memo to SWRCB Exec. Director Dorothy Rice from Alexis Strauss re: withdrawal of approval not to list Klamath River for microcystin toxin. March 13, 2008. U.S. EPA Region IX, San Francisco, CA. 14 p. with Staff Report.

Wells, S.A., R. Annear and M. McKillip. 2004. Draft Review of the Klamath River Model for the Klamath Hydropower Project FERC #2082. Performed under contract for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the Karuk Tribe. 130 p. [1.3 Mb].

Yurok Tribe. 2006. Recommended Terms and Conditions for the Klamath Hydroelectric Project (FERC #2082-027). Filed with FERC on March 28, 2006. Yurok Tribe, Klamath, CA. 78 p.

Yurok Tribe. 2005. Comments on Draft Scott River TMDL. Memo of August 11, 2005 from Tribal Chair, Howard McConnell to Catherine Kuhlman, NCWCQB. Yurok Tribe, Klamath, CA. 11 p.

Yurok Tribe 2007. Yurok Tribe comments on Lost River TMDL.  Letter dated July 3, 2007, from Kevin McKernan of Yurok Tribe Environmental Program to Gail Louis of U.S. EPA. Yurok Tribe, Klamath, CA. 34 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2009b. Comments on Public Review Draft of Staff Report for the Klamath River Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Action Plan. Submitted by Ken Fetcho, YTEP, Klamath, CA. 37 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2009c. Comments on Review Draft Water Quality Restoration Plan for the Klamath River Basin in California: Draft Scoping for TMDL Implementation. Submitted by Ken Fetcho, YTEP, Klamath, CA. 26 p

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2009d. Comments Re: Resolution 2009–0064, that lays theframework for the State Water Resources Control Board and the U.S. Department of Agriculture,Forest Service (USFS) to collaboratively develop an updated Water Quality Management Plan. Submitted by Kathleen Sloan, YTEP, Klamath, CA. 16p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2010. Comments on the Draft Oak Knoll Range Project Environmental Assessment. Submitted by Ken Fetcho, YTEP, Klamath, CA. 13 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2010.  Comments on the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's Draft Upper Klamath and Lost River Subbasins Total Maximum Daily Load and Water Quality Management Plan. Submitted by Ken Fetcho, YTEP, Klamath, CA. 23 p.

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program. 2010. Comments to the North Coast Regional Water Quality Board and U.S. EPA Re: revised text and substantive changes related to the Draft Klamath River TMDL. Submitted by Kathleen Sloan, YTEP, Klamath, CA. 19p.

Yurok Tribe. 2011. Comments to the State Water Resources Control Board regarding the U.S. Forest Service's Water Quality Management Handbook and proposed statewide waiver of waste discharge requirements. Letter from Thomas P. O'Rourke Sr. to Gaylon Lee, August 22, 2011. Yurok Tribe, Klamath, CA. 54 p.

 

Fish Disease / Health

Bartholomew, J. 2008. Ceratomyxa shasta 2007 Study Summary.  Prepared for Klamath River Fish Health Symposium.  Funded by BOR and OR sea Grant. Department of Microbiology, OSU, Corvallis, OR. 13 p.

California Environmental Protection Agency. 2005. Memo from Dr. Karlyn Kaley, EPA Toxicologist, to Matt St. John, North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, re: Cyanobacterial Microcystin Toxin Summer 2005 Water Sampling Results from Copco and Iron Gate Reservoirs. Integrated Risk Assessment Branch, California Environmental Protection Agency, Sacramento, CA 4 p. (20 Kb)

California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG). 2003. September 2002 Klamath River Fish Kill: Preliminary analysis of contributing factors [700 Kb] At KRIS Web site.

Foott, JS, R. Harmon, and R. Stone. 2003. Ceratomyxosis resistance in juvenile Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Trout from the Klamath River, 2002 Investigational Report. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California – Nevada Fish Health Center, Anderson, CA. 25 p. (768 Kb)

Foott, S. 1995. Preliminary results of Spring 1995 Klamath R. chinook smolt study (95-FP-01), Iron Gate Hatchery June release group. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service California-Nevada Fish Health Center, Anderson, CA. 6 p. (67 Kb)

Guillen, G. 2003. Klamath River fish die-off, September 2002: Report on estimate of mortality. Report number AFWO-01-03 . U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office. Arcata, CA. 35 pp. [425kb] At KRIS Web site

Kann, J. L. Bowater, G. Johnson, and C. Bowman. 2011. Preliminary 2010 Microcystin Bioaccumulation Results for
Klamath River Salmonids (Updated 4-7-2011). Prepared by Aquatic Ecosystem Sciences LLC. and Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources for the Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources, Orleans, CA. 27 pp.

Nichols, K. and J.S. Foott. 2005. Health Monitoring of Juvenile Klamath River Chinook Salmon, FY 2004 Investigational Report. USFWS California-Nevada Fish Health Center, Red Bluff, CA. (77 Kb)

Nichols, K. and K. True.  2007. Monitoring incidence and severity of Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis infections in juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Klamath River, 2006. USFWS California-Nevada Fish Health Center, Anderson, CA 23 p.

Stocking, R.W. and J.L. Bartholomew. 2004. Assessing links between water quality, river health and Ceratomyxosis of salmonids in the Klamath River system. Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 5 p. (81 Kb)

Stocking, R.W. 2006. Distribution of Ceratomyxa shasta (Myxozoa) and Habitat Preference of the Polychaete Host, Manayunkia speciosa in the Klamath River. Thesis for completion of a Master of Science degree in Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 131 p. LARGE FILE (15 Mb)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2008.  Update on Juvenile Fish Mortalities Observed in the Klamath River.  Memo from Nick Hetrick, Fish Program Lead to Mike Long, Supervisor, USFWS, Arcata Fisheries Assistance Office. 2 p.

Walker, R. L. and J. S. Foott. 1993.  Disease survey of Klamath River salmonid smolt populations, 1992. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California-Nevada Fish Health Center. Anderson, CA. 46 pp. [150 Kb] At KRIS Web site

Yurok Tribe Fisheries Department. 2004. The Klamath River Fish Kill of 2002; Analysis of Contributing Factors. By M. Belchik, D. Hillemeir and R. Pierce. Feb. 2004. 42 p. (573 Kb)

 

Other

California Department of Fish and Game. 2009. Chinook salmon reconnaissance survey on the Scott River, Memo of September 28, 2009 from Mark Hampton to Mark Pisano, CDFG, Yreka, CA. 4 p.

G & G Associates. 2003. Klamath River Dam Removal Investigation: J. C. Boyle Dam Copco 1 Dam Copco 2 Dam and Iron Gate Dam. Funded by the California Coastal Conservancy. G&G Associates, Seattle, WA. 44 p. (607 Kb)

Kier Associates. 1991. Long Range Plan for the Klamath River Basin Conservation Area Fishery Restoration Program. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Klamath River Fishery Resource Office. Yreka, CA. 403 pp. [8.5Mb]** At KRIS Web site

Kier Associates. 1999. Mid-term evaluation of the Klamath River Basin Fisheries Restoration Program. Sausalito, CA. Prepared for the Klamath River Basin Fisheries Task Force. 303 pp [4.7 Mb]. At KRIS Web site.

National Academies of Science (NAS). 2003. Endangered and Threatened Fishes in the Klamath River Basin: Causes of decline and strategies for recovery. Prepared for the NAS by the National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Committee on Endangered and Threatened Fishes in the Klamath River Basin. Washington, DC 358 pp. [5.1Mb] At KRIS Web Site

Norgaard, K.M. 2004. The Effects of Altered Diet on the Health of the Karuk People: A Preliminary Report. Written under contract to the Karuk Tribe of California: Department of Natural Resources Water Quality Program, Orleans, CA. 75 p.

U.S. Federal Court Ninth Circuit. 2002. Pronsolino et al. vs. Nastri et al. Case # No. 00- 16026, CV- 99- 01828. Argued and submitted on July 9, 2001. Filed May 31, 2002. San Francisco, CA. 32 p.