Generating capacity is 603 megawatts with an overload capacity. Dam system Ice Harbor Dam is part of the Columbia River Basin system. The Lake stretches to the base of Lower, Monumental Dam. The Wallula Channel formed from the backup of Snake River. The Snake River is the principal tributary, the Columbia River. The Lower Snake River Project features four locks, dams. The project including recreational facilities, maintains four habitat management areas developed four recreation areas. The work includes structural modifications, the turbine Draft tube exits. Spillway weir was installed to improve passage conditions for juvenile salmon in 2005. Modifications included a lamprey fish ladder Entrance weir, lamprey passage structures. Ice Harbor recreation areas hosted than more 345,000 visits.
Located northeast of the town, Part of the Columbia River Basin system