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Low-water salmon tanks draw experts to look, learn

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BAKER FLATS — Healthier fish, 70 percent less fresh water use, easier care and maintenance, cleaner water.

At a time when fisheries biologists are tasked with improving efficiency and reducing the cost of raising and releasing young salmon, an experiment undertaken by the Chelan County PUD in 2008 is turning heads around the region.

About 75 experts from state, federal and tribal agencies around Washington, Idaho and Canada were in town Tuesday and Wednesday to view and learn about water-reuse…

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