Hydroelectric Power

Evaluation and Mitigation of Impacts to Flows and Fisheries for the Hydropower Industry

Anchor QEA fisheries biologists and engineers provide deep technical expertise and experience evaluating and mitigating impacts to flows and fisheries for the hydropower industry. Our team has decades of experience evaluating the impacts of hydropower projects on river hydrology, geomorphology, and biological resources. Our biologists and engineers have successfully completed the following types of projects:

  • Dam removal feasibility analyses, design, and implementation
  • Fish passage improvements, with a focus on salmon and cold-water fisheries
  • Fish habitat improvement projects
  • Mitigation planning and implementation
  • Development and implementation of fish and water quality monitoring programs