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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks Questions & Answers

Seattle, Washington

Duly noted your comment on dirty windows in fish ladder viewing room. We are very short handed and under funded and cleaning the windows is both dangerous and very labor intensive (takes 2 people). They were just cleaned on Mar 15th...see Facebook post, so you can tell how quickly they get dirty. There are no salmon this time of year, so that along with lack of staff, means window don't get cleaned as often as one would like.

Sorry this left a bad impression, but we are fully aware of what needs to be done at this 100+ year old facility and are doing our best to keep it operating with limited funds. On the plus side, the fish ladder room will be closed for some major renovations (using privately raised funds)...stay tuned for details.

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Good response, apparently to a comment/question about dirty windows

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