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.

 

February 2024
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
71,750 cfs
 all day
8Ramping up
to 2,500 cfs
92,500 cfs
 all day
102,500 cfs
 all day
11Ramping up
to 3,500 cfs
123,500 cfs
 all day
133,500 cfs
 all day
14Ramping up
to 6,000 cfs
156,000 cfs
all day
166,000 cfs
all day
176,000 cfs
all day
186,000 cfs
all day
196,000 cfs
all day
206,000 cfs
all day
216,000 cfs
all day
226,000 cfs
all day
236,000 cfs
all day
246,000 cfs
all day
256,000 cfs
all day
266,000 cfs
all day
276,000 cfs
all day
286,000 cfs
all day
296,000 cfs
all day
   

 

March 2024
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
          16,000 cfs
all day
26,000 cfs
all day
36,000 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.