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Enloe Dam’s powerhouse designated as one of Washington’s most-endangered historic properties

Enloe Dam’s powerhouse designated as one of Washington’s most-endangered historic properties

The 94-year-old Enloe Dam powerhouse has been designated as one of Washington’s seven-most-endangered historic properties. The powerhouse was selected because it is in a critical state of disrepair and will be removed by the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) if no one comes forward with a …
Enloe Dam’s powerhouse designated as one of Washington’s most-endangered historic properties

Enloe Dam’s powerhouse designated as one of Washington’s most-endangered historic properties

Fate uncertain as PUD opts to power up dam By Marcy Stamper The 94-year-old Enloe Dam powerhouse has been designated as one of Washington’s seven-most-endangered historic properties. The powerhouse was selected because it is in a critical state of disrepair and will be removed by the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) if no one...
PUD commission unanimously agrees to restart Enloe Dam

PUD commission unanimously agrees to restart Enloe Dam

After reviewing proposals to restart or remove Enloe Dam, the Okanogan County Public Utility District board voted unanimously Monday (May 9) to restart the dam to generate power. The board heard testimony for both removal and electrification before voting to restart Enloe Dam. The board directed staff to work with …
PUD looking to make a powerhouse deal at Enloe Dam

PUD looking to make a powerhouse deal at Enloe Dam

As discussions over the fate of Enloe Dam — whether to restart it or remove it — continue, the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) is also looking for a party interested in adapting the historic 1920 powerhouse for public use. The powerhouse, …
PUD looking to dewater Enloe to verify safety of dam

PUD looking to dewater Enloe to verify safety of dam

As it moves forward with potentially generating power again at Enloe Dam, the Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) needs to examine the condition of the almost-century-old dam.

CORRECTIONS

A story about Enloe Dam in the March 11 edition provided an incorrect amount for the estimated cost of a sediment study. The study is expected to cost $70,000, not $70 million. The names of Rick Swanson and Jeremy Newman were misspelled in an article in the Methow Home supplement published March 11.
PUD in preliminary talks to swap Enloe Dam for fish habitat

PUD in preliminary talks to swap Enloe Dam for fish habitat

After years of tentative discussions, the PUD, state and federal agencies, and representatives from environmental organizations and the Colville tribes are seriously exploring ideas that could lead to the removal of Enloe Dam. The Okanogan County
PUD commissioners preserve all options for Enloe Dam

PUD commissioners preserve all options for Enloe Dam

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioners have kept their options open on Enloe Dam, passing a resolution to request an extension on design and construction so they can look for partners to operate the dam, remove it, or even devise an alternative …
PUD commissioners set to decide future of Enloe Dam next week

PUD commissioners set to decide future of Enloe Dam next week

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) commissioners will consider two resolutions next week that could decide the fate of Enloe Dam — whether to reenergize it to generate power or to remove the dam from the Similkameen River. The dam, near Oroville, has not produced power …
Fate of PUD’s Enloe Dam still uncertain

Fate of PUD’s Enloe Dam still uncertain

By Marcy Stamper
After more than half a century as a disused concrete spillway, powerhouse and reservoir, Enloe Dam may be closer to its next phase in life — either being retrofitted to generate power or removed entirely. The Okanogan County Public Utility District (PUD) has seven months to seek an extension from the Federal...