Dreamflows American - Lake Natoma Release Schedule - 2020
 
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Releases on the American River from Lake Natoma - Historical - 2020

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

ColorMeaning
 Scheduled release: Less than 3000 cfs below Lake Natoma.
 Scheduled release: Less than 6000 cfs below Lake Natoma.
 Ramping up/down from Lake Natoma.
Note: Scheduled release information provided by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

 

January 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      12,300 cfs
 all day
22,300 cfs
 all day
32,300 cfs
 all day
42,300 cfs
 all day
52,300 cfs
 all day
62,300 cfs
 all day
72,300 cfs
 all day
82,300 cfs
 all day
92,300 cfs
 all day
102,300 cfs
 all day
112,300 cfs
 all day
122,300 cfs
 all day
132,300 cfs
 all day
142,300 cfs
 all day
15Ramping up
to 2,400 cfs then
down to 2,000 cfs
16Change to
 1,800 cfs at 7pm
171,800 cfs
 all day
181,800 cfs
 all day
191,800 cfs
 all day
201,800 cfs
 all day
211,800 cfs
 all day
221,800 cfs
 all day
231,800 cfs
 all day
241,800 cfs
 all day
251,800 cfs
 all day
261,800 cfs
 all day
271,800 cfs
 all day
281,800 cfs
 all day
291,800 cfs
 all day
301,800 cfs
 all day
311,800 cfs
 all day
 

 

February 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
            11,800 cfs
 all day
21,800 cfs
 all day
31,800 cfs
 all day
41,800 cfs
 all day
5Ramping up
to 1,900 cfs then
down to 1,750 cfs
61,750 cfs
 all day
71,750 cfs
 all day
81,750 cfs
 all day
91,750 cfs
 all day
101,750 cfs
 all day
111,750 cfs
 all day
121,750 cfs
 all day
131,750 cfs
 all day
141,750 cfs
 all day
151,750 cfs
 all day
161,750 cfs
 all day
171,750 cfs
 all day
181,750 cfs
 all day
191,750 cfs
 all day
201,750 cfs
 all day
211,750 cfs
 all day
221,750 cfs
 all day
23Change to
 2,000 cfs at 8am
242,000 cfs
 all day
252,000 cfs
 all day
262,000 cfs
 all day
272,000 cfs
 all day
282,000 cfs
 all day
292,000 cfs
 all day

 

March 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12,000 cfs
 all day
22,000 cfs
 all day
32,000 cfs
 all day
42,000 cfs
 all day
52,000 cfs
 all day
62,000 cfs
 all day
72,000 cfs
 all day
82,000 cfs
 all day
92,000 cfs
 all day
10Ramping down
to 1,750 cfs
111,750 cfs
 all day
121,750 cfs
 all day
131,750 cfs
 all day
141,750 cfs
 all day
15Ramping down
to 1,500 cfs
161,500 cfs
 all day
171,500 cfs
 all day
181,500 cfs
 all day
191,500 cfs
 all day
201,500 cfs
 all day
211,500 cfs
 all day
221,500 cfs
 all day
231,500 cfs
 all day
241,500 cfs
 all day
251,500 cfs
 all day
261,500 cfs
 all day
271,500 cfs
 all day
281,500 cfs
 all day
291,500 cfs
 all day
301,500 cfs
 all day
311,500 cfs
 all day
       

 

April 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      11,500 cfs
 all day
21,500 cfs
 all day
31,500 cfs
 all day
41,500 cfs
 all day
51,500 cfs
 all day
61,500 cfs
 all day
71,500 cfs
 all day
81,500 cfs
 all day
91,500 cfs
 all day
101,500 cfs
 all day
111,500 cfs
 all day
121,500 cfs
 all day
131,500 cfs
 all day
141,500 cfs
 all day
151,500 cfs
 all day
161,500 cfs
 all day
171,500 cfs
 all day
181,500 cfs
 all day
191,500 cfs
 all day
201,500 cfs
 all day
211,500 cfs
 all day
221,500 cfs
 all day
23Ramping down
to 1,400 cfs
24Ramping down
to 1,150 cfs
25Ramping down
to 1,000 cfs
26Ramping up
to 1,500 cfs
27Ramping down
to 1,300 cfs
281,200 cfs
 all day
291,200 cfs
 all day
301,200 cfs
 all day
   

 

May 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
          11,200 cfs
 all day
21,200 cfs
 all day
3Change to
 1,250 cfs at 7am
41,250 cfs
 all day
51,250 cfs
 all day
61,250 cfs
 all day
71,250 cfs
 all day
81,250 cfs
 all day
91,250 cfs
 all day
101,250 cfs
 all day
111,250 cfs
 all day
121,250 cfs
 all day
13Ramping up
to 1,750 cfs
141,750 cfs
 all day
151,750 cfs
 all day
161,750 cfs
 all day
171,750 cfs
 all day
181,750 cfs
 all day
19Ramping down
to 1,500 cfs
20Ramping down
to 1,250 cfs
211,250 cfs
 all day
221,250 cfs
 all day
231,250 cfs
 all day
241,250 cfs
 all day
251,250 cfs
 all day
261,250 cfs
 all day
271,250 cfs
 all day
28Ramping up
to 1,750 cfs
291,750 cfs
 all day
301,750 cfs
 all day
311,750 cfs
 all day
           

 

June 2020
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
61,750 cfs
 all day
7Change to
 2,250 cfs at 7am
82,250 cfs
 all day
92,250 cfs
 all day
102,250 cfs
 all day
11Change to
 2,500 cfs at 7am
122,500 cfs
 all day
132,750 cfs
 all day
142,750 cfs
 all day
152,750 cfs
 all day
162,750 cfs
 all day
172,750 cfs
 all day
182,750 cfs
 all day
192,750 cfs
 all day
202,750 cfs
 all day
212,750 cfs
 all day
222,750 cfs
 all day
233,000 cfs
 all day
243,000 cfs
 all day
253,000 cfs
 all day
263,000 cfs
 all day
273,000 cfs
 all day
28Ramping up
to 3,620 cfs
293,620 cfs
 all day
303,620 cfs
 all day
       

 

July 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      13,620 cfs
 all day
2Change to
 3,513 cfs at 3pm
33,513 cfs
 all day
43,513 cfs
 all day
53,513 cfs
 all day
63,513 cfs
 all day
7Ramping up
to 4,000 cfs
84,000 cfs
 all day
94,000 cfs
 all day
104,000 cfs
 all day
114,000 cfs
 all day
124,000 cfs
 all day
134,000 cfs
 all day
144,000 cfs
 all day
154,000 cfs
 all day
164,000 cfs
 all day
174,000 cfs
 all day
184,000 cfs
 all day
194,000 cfs
 all day
204,000 cfs
 all day
214,000 cfs
 all day
22Ramping down
to 3,500 cfs
233,500 cfs
 all day
243,500 cfs
 all day
253,500 cfs
 all day
263,250 cfs
 all day
273,000 cfs
 all day
283,000 cfs
 all day
293,000 cfs
 all day
303,000 cfs
 all day
313,000 cfs
 all day
 

 

August 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
            13,000 cfs
 all day
23,000 cfs
 all day
33,000 cfs
 all day
43,000 cfs
 all day
53,000 cfs
 all day
6Ramping down
to 2,750 cfs
7Ramping down
to 2,500 cfs
82,500 cfs
 all day
92,500 cfs
 all day
102,500 cfs
 all day
112,500 cfs
 all day
122,500 cfs
 all day
132,500 cfs
 all day
142,500 cfs
 all day
152,500 cfs
 all day
162,500 cfs
 all day
172,500 cfs
 all day
182,500 cfs
 all day
192,500 cfs
 all day
202,500 cfs
 all day
212,500 cfs
 all day
222,500 cfs
 all day
232,500 cfs
 all day
242,500 cfs
 all day
252,500 cfs
 all day
26Ramping down
to 2,250 cfs
272,250 cfs
 all day
282,250 cfs
 all day
292,250 cfs
 all day
302,250 cfs
 all day
31Ramping down
to 2,000 cfs
         

Water Management Issues:

1.  Releases shown were expected releases.  Actual releases may have been different.