Vacuumed Up

June 29, 2014 By: Erin Block

Biologists in Washington state are testing new vacuum-pressurized tube technology that they hope could eventually transport salmonids to rivers currently blocked by dams. “The ultimate goal would be to get fish to places they haven’t been able to access, like the upper Columbia,” says Todd Deligan, who runs Whooshh’s fish-transport program. Via High Country News.