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.
 Scheduled release: Less than 6000 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.

 

June 2024
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
            12,500 cfs
 all day
22,500 cfs
 all day
32,500 cfs
 all day
42,500 cfs
 all day
52,500 cfs
 all day
62,500 cfs
 all day
72,500 cfs
 all day
82,500 cfs
 all day
92,500 cfs
 all day
102,500 cfs
 all day
11Ramping up
to 3,000 cfs
123,000 cfs
 all day
13Ramping up
to 3,500 cfs
143,500 cfs
 all day
153,500 cfs
 all day
163,500 cfs
 all day
173,500 cfs
 all day
183,500 cfs
 all day
193,500 cfs
 all day
203,500 cfs
 all day
213,500 cfs
 all day
223,500 cfs
 all day
233,500 cfs
 all day
243,500 cfs
 all day
253,500 cfs
 all day
263,500 cfs
 all day
27Ramping up
to 4,000 cfs
28Ramping up
to 4,500 cfs
294,500 cfs
 all day
304,500 cfs
 all day
           

 

July 2024
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  14,500 cfs
 all day
24,500 cfs
 all day
3Ramping up
to 5,000 cfs
45,000 cfs
 all day
55,000 cfs
 all day
65,000 cfs
 all day
75,000 cfs
 all day
85,000 cfs
 all day
95,000 cfs
 all day
105,000 cfs
 all day
115,000 cfs
 all day
12Ramping up
to 5,100 cfs then
down to 5,000 cfs
135,000 cfs
all day
145,000 cfs
all day
155,000 cfs
all day
165,000 cfs
all day
175,000 cfs
all day
185,000 cfs
all day
195,000 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 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.