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Dam workers to check for leaks with blue dye

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GRAND COULEE — Crews will use an environmentally safe blue dye starting Friday to detect the source of water leakage at the Right Powerhouse Grand Coulee Dam.

The leaks, which happen when it’s raining, pose no danger to the public, nor to the integrity of the dam, the federal Bureau of Reclamation said this morning in a news release.

The public may see blue dye in the water on the upstream side of the powerhouse and at the base of…

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