Central Oregon Bitterbrush Broads • Entered by Mary Fleischmann on February 9, 2023
Mirror Pond public committee
January 30, 2023
Participants and Hours
|Pre Planning hours
|Post Admin hours
Key Issue: Water-related Conservation
Activity Type: Other Administration (reporting, emails, calls, planning)
Key Partners: Local retired water hydrologist and fishermen
Short Description of Activity
Public hearing regarding various ways to create fish passage on the Mirror Pond on the Deschutes River.
Local committee working on fish passage issue, along with a facilitator and engineering company gave presentation regarding various choices for creating fish passage. The biggest issue is a nonfunctioning dam that all agree needs to go away, but Pacific Corp. is holding tight. Lots of discussion and debate. This issue has been going on for decades.