September 15, 2022 the Bureau of Reclamation announced the winner of the Guardians of the Reservoir prize competition. Reclamation selected D-Sediment team as the winner for their design solution to remove sediment deposits in reservoirs.
All three finalists ideas are expected to be included in the Phase 2 report along with a variety of other sediment management techniques discussed at the Solutions Workshop and in past studies, research. Phase 3 of the effort to develop a sediment management plan for the Lewis and Clark Lake region is expected to expand analysis of 1 to 3 techniques explored in Phase 2.
Read more about the prize competition. At the Bureau of Reclamation website.