Corps assembles and begins installing 2nd Advanced Technology Turbine at Ice Harbor Dam
The Walla Walla District, in partnership with Voith Hydro Inc., completed the installation process of the second improved fish passage turbine at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on June 28, 2023. USACE will conduct fish passage testing in September and October 2023 for this Unit. This turbine is the second of 3 new turbines coming to Ice Harbor. These turbines will be safer for fish, reduce maintenance costs and increase power generation efficiency by 4 percent.