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:

ColorMeaning
 Scheduled release is not yet known.
 Scheduled release: Less than 3000 cfs below Lake Natoma.
 Scheduled release: 6000 cfs or more 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.

 

February 2019
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
          11,750 cfs
 all day
21,750 cfs
 all day
31,750 cfs
 all day
41,750 cfs
 all day
51,750 cfs
 all day
6Ramping up
to 2,750 cfs
7Ramping up
to 4,000 cfs
8Ramping up
to 5,200 cfs
9Ramping up
to 7,500 cfs
107,500 cfs
 all day
11Ramping up
to 10,000 cfs
12Ramping up
to 15,000 cfs
13Ramping up
to 20,000 cfs
1420,000 cfs
all day
1520,000 cfs
all day
1620,000 cfs
all day
1720,000 cfs
all day
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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.