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

In the tables that follow, 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.
 Ramping up/down from Lake Natoma.
 Projected release based on the most recent scheduled release.
Note: Projected releases are intended to show likely releases for today and into the near future, but don't rely on them.
Note: All other scheduled release information provided by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

 

April 2022
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
          11,200 cfs
 all day
21,200 cfs
 all day
31,200 cfs
 all day
41,200 cfs
 all day
5Ramping down
to 1,100 cfs
6Ramping down
to 1,000 cfs
71,000 cfs
 all day
81,000 cfs
 all day
91,000 cfs
 all day
101,000 cfs
 all day
111,000 cfs
 all day
121,000 cfs
 all day
131,000 cfs
 all day
141,000 cfs
 all day
151,000 cfs
 all day
161,000 cfs
 all day
171,000 cfs
 all day
181,000 cfs
 all day
191,000 cfs
 all day
201,000 cfs
 all day
211,000 cfs
 all day
221,000 cfs
 all day
231,000 cfs
 all day
241,000 cfs
 all day
251,000 cfs
 all day
261,000 cfs
 all day
271,000 cfs
 all day
281,000 cfs
 all day
291,000 cfs
 all day
301,000 cfs
 all day

 

May 2022
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
11,000 cfs
 all day
21,000 cfs
 all day
31,000 cfs
 all day
41,000 cfs
 all day
51,000 cfs
 all day
61,000 cfs
 all day
71,000 cfs
 all day
81,000 cfs
 all day
91,000 cfs
 all day
10Ramping up
to 1,500 cfs
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
231,500 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 expected releases.  Actual releases may be different, and may change at short notice.  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.