Dreamflows American - Lake Natoma Release Schedule
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Releases on the American River from Lake Natoma

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

 Scheduled release is not yet known.
 Scheduled release: Less than 3000 cfs below Lake Natoma.
 Ramping up/down from Lake Natoma.
 Projected release based on the most recent scheduled release.
Note: "Projected releases" (if present) are best guesses generated by Dreamflows.
Note: All other scheduled release information provided by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.


September 2018
            11,800 cfs
 all day
21,800 cfs
 all day
31,800 cfs
 all day
41,800 cfs
 all day
51,800 cfs
 all day
6Ramping down
to 1,600 cfs
7Ramping up
to 1,850 cfs
81850 cfs
all day
91850 cfs
all day
101850 cfs
all day
111850 cfs
all day
121850 cfs
all day
131850 cfs
all day
141850 cfs
all day
151850 cfs
all day
161850 cfs
all day
171850 cfs
all day
181850 cfs
all day
191850 cfs
all day
201850 cfs
all day
211850 cfs
all day

Water Management Issues:

1.  The above schedule is based on information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

2.  Detailed scheduled release information for the next few days is shown on this graph.

3.  Releases shown are minimum expected releases.  Actual releases may be higher than shown.  In addition, sudden higher or lower (or no) releases may result from emergency mechanical or electrical conditions.

4.  Users are urged to use caution and to wear all appropriate personal protective equipment.