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Gauging The Impact Of The Trinity Water Releases


Getting more water into the Klamath River system is a little more complicated than opening a valve. 

This year's extra water releases into the Trinity River, a Klamath tributary, were meant to help migrating salmon survive the journey.  But court action held those up for a week. 

Fish are now in the river system, and we'll get an update on the effects of the releases from the Yurok Tribe, which criticized the releases as too little.

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.