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Reservoir Staff Gauge Guidance

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
22-11-019April 2022April 2023
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Author(s) Satterthwaite, Tom
Description As part of a larger Operation and Instrumentation program, Ecology’s Dam Safety Office (DSO) requires dam operators to install a reservoir staff gauge at all dams we regulate. Learn about selecting and installing a staff gauge.
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Keywords measuring device, water measuring device, gaging, water level, water measuring, gages, operations manual, requirements, water management, Reservoir, measurement, water, dam, dam construction, dam inspection, dam safety, Operation and Maintenance (O&M)
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