Hydropower and Instream Flow Needs: Minnesota Policies and Issues
Proceedings of the Symposium on Small Hydropower and Fisheries
Olson FW;White RG;Hamre RH;
American Fisheries Society
The upsurge of hydropower development in Minnesota raises serious consequences on instream flow needs. This paper addresses the issue of how to actually protect aquatic life and make fair water resource allocation decisions, and the need to approach hydropower from a comprehensive point of view.