earthquake fears

Utility plans prolonged low levels at lake over quake fears

CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) — Updated earthquake concerns for Mossyrock Dam, the tallest structure of its kind in Washington, have prompted Tacoma Power to commit to a new, reduced water level at Riffe Lake that will likely stretch well into the next decade.The Chronicle reports ( ) the lower water level will be employed during the spring and summer months when mountain snow runoff is typically allowed to fill the reservoir.