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Releases From Little Grass Valley Dam - Historical - 2008

In the tables that follow, each date is color-coded according to the kind of release scheduled for that day:

ColorMeaning
 No scheduled release planned for this day.
 Scheduled release: 10 cfs or less below Little Grass Valley Dam all day.
 Scheduled release: less than 185 cfs from Little Grass Valley Dam all day.
 Ramping up/down from Little Grass Valley Dam during the day.
 Scheduled release: 300 cfs from Little Grass Valley Dam all day.
 Scheduled release: 350 cfs from Little Grass Valley Dam all day.
Note: All information provided by South Feather Water & Power Agency.

 

April 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
215 cfs
all day
225 cfs
all day
235 cfs
all day
245 cfs
all day
255 cfs
all day
265 cfs
all day
275 cfs
all day
285 cfs
all day
295 cfs
all day
305 cfs
all day
     

 

May 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
        110 cfs
all day
210 cfs
all day
310 cfs
all day
410 cfs
all day
510 cfs
all day
610 cfs
all day
710 cfs
all day
810 cfs
all day
910 cfs
all day
1010 cfs
all day
1110 cfs
all day
1210 cfs
all day
1310 cfs
all day
1410 cfs
all day
1510 cfs
all day
1610 cfs
all day
1710 cfs
all day
1810 cfs
all day
1910 cfs
all day
2010 cfs
all day
2110 cfs
all day
2210 cfs
all day
2310 cfs
all day
2410 cfs
all day
2510 cfs
all day
2610 cfs
all day
2710 cfs
all day
2810 cfs
all day
2910 cfs
all day
3010 cfs
all day
3110 cfs
all day

 

June 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
110 cfs
all day
210 cfs
all day
310 cfs
all day
410 cfs
all day
510 cfs
all day
610 cfs
all day
710 cfs
all day
810 cfs
all day
910 cfs
all day
1010 cfs
all day
1110 cfs
all day
1210 cfs
all day
1310 cfs
all day
1410 cfs
all day
1510 cfs
all day
1610 cfs
all day
1710 cfs
all day
1810 cfs
all day
1910 cfs
all day
2010 cfs
all day
2110 cfs
all day
2210 cfs
all day
2310 cfs
all day
2410 cfs
all day
2510 cfs
all day
2610 cfs
all day
2710 cfs
all day
2810 cfs
all day
2910 cfs
all day
3010 cfs
all day
         

 

July 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    110 cfs
all day
210 cfs
all day
310 cfs
all day
410 cfs
all day
510 cfs
all day
610 cfs
all day
710 cfs
all day
8145 cfs
all day
9145 cfs
all day
10145 cfs
all day
11145 cfs
all day
12145 cfs
all day
13145 cfs
all day
14145 cfs
all day
15145 cfs
all day
16145 cfs
all day
17145 cfs
all day
18145 cfs
all day
19145 cfs
all day
20145 cfs
all day
21145 cfs
all day
22145 cfs
all day
23145 cfs
all day
24145 cfs
all day
25145 cfs
all day
26145 cfs
all day
27145 cfs
all day
28145 cfs
all day
29145 cfs
all day
30145 cfs
all day
31145 cfs
all day
   

 

August 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
          1145 cfs
all day
2145 cfs
all day
3145 cfs
all day
4145 cfs
all day
5145 cfs
all day
6145 cfs
all day
7110 cfs
all day
8110 cfs
all day
9110 cfs
all day
10110 cfs
all day
11110 cfs
all day
12110 cfs
all day
13110 cfs
all day
14110 cfs
all day
15110 cfs
all day
16110 cfs
all day
17110 cfs
all day
18110 cfs
all day
19110 cfs
all day
20110 cfs
all day
21110 cfs
all day
22110 cfs
all day
23110 cfs
all day
24110 cfs
all day
25110 cfs
all day
26110 cfs
all day
27110 cfs
all day
28110 cfs
all day
29110 cfs
all day
30110 cfs
all day
31110 cfs
all day
           

 

September 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1110 cfs
all day
2110 cfs
all day
3110 cfs
all day
4110 cfs
all day
5110 cfs
all day
6110 cfs
all day
7110 cfs
all day
8110 cfs
all day
9110 cfs
all day
10110 cfs
all day
11110 cfs
all day
12110 cfs
all day
13110 cfs
all day
14110 cfs
all day
15110 cfs
all day
16110 cfs
all day
17110 cfs
all day
18110 cfs
all day
19110 cfs
all day
20110 cfs
all day
21110 cfs
all day
22110 cfs
all day
23110 cfs
all day
24110 cfs
all day
25110 cfs
all day
26110 cfs
all day
27110 cfs
all day
28110 cfs
all day
29110 cfs
all day
30110 cfs
all day
       

 

October 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1Ramp up
to 250 cfs by 4pm
2Ramp up
to 350 cfs by 4pm
3350 cfs
all day
4350 cfs
all day
5350 cfs
all day
6350 cfs
all day
7350 cfs
all day
8350 cfs
all day
9350 cfs
all day
10350 cfs
all day
11350 cfs
all day
12350 cfs
all day
13350 cfs
all day
14350 cfs
all day
15350 cfs
all day
16350 cfs
all day
17350 cfs
all day
18350 cfs
all day
19350 cfs
all day
20350 cfs
all day
21350 cfs
all day
22350 cfs
all day
23Ramp down
to 275 cfs
24275 cfs
all day
25275 cfs
all day
26275 cfs
all day
27Ramp down 28Ramp down 2935 cfs
all day
3035 cfs
all day
3135 cfs
all day
 

 

November 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
            135 cfs
all day
235 cfs
all day
335 cfs
all day
435 cfs
all day
535 cfs
all day
635 cfs
all day
735 cfs
all day
835 cfs
all day
935 cfs
all day
1035 cfs
all day
1135 cfs
all day
1235 cfs
all day
1335 cfs
all day
1435 cfs
all day
1535 cfs
all day
1635 cfs
all day
1735 cfs
all day
1835 cfs
all day
1935 cfs
all day
2035 cfs
all day
2135 cfs
all day
2235 cfs
all day
2335 cfs
all day
2435 cfs
all day
2535 cfs
all day
2635 cfs
all day
2735 cfs
all day
2835 cfs
all day
2935 cfs
all day
3035 cfs
all day
           

 

December 2008
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  135 cfs
all day
235 cfs
all day
335 cfs
all day
435 cfs
all day
535 cfs
all day
635 cfs
all day
735 cfs
all day
835 cfs
all day
935 cfs
all day
1035 cfs
all day
1135 cfs
all day
1235 cfs
all day
1335 cfs
all day
1435 cfs
all day
1535 cfs
all day
1635 cfs
all day
1735 cfs
all day
1835 cfs
all day
1935 cfs
all day
2035 cfs
all day
2135 cfs
all day
2235 cfs
all day
2335 cfs
all day
2435 cfs
all day
2535 cfs
all day
2635 cfs
all day
2735 cfs
all day
2835 cfs
all day
2935 cfs
all day
3035 cfs
all day
3135 cfs
all day
     

Water Management Issues:

1.  The Little Grass Valley reservoir fall draw-down schedule for 2008 was as follows.

2.  The flows started ramping up during the day of Wednesday, October 1, reaching 250 cfs by 4pm.  The ramping rate was 20 cfs per hour.

3.  The flows below Little Grass Valley Dam was scheduled to reach 350 cfs by 4 pm on Thursday, October 2, and to remain at that level all day, every day, through the end of Wednesday, October 22.

4.  On the morning of Thursday, October 23, flows started ramping down to 275 cfs, and stayed at 275 cfs through the weekend.  The ramping rate was 20 cfs per hour.

5.  On Monday, October 27, flows again ramped down, this time to about 35 cfs.  As always, the ramping rate was 20 cfs per hour.