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

 

September 2022
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
        13,250 cfs
 all day
23,250 cfs
 all day
33,250 cfs
 all day
43,250 cfs
 all day
53,250 cfs
 all day
63,250 cfs
 all day
73,250 cfs
 all day
8Ramping down
to 3,000 cfs
9Ramping down
to 2,750 cfs
10Ramping down
to 2,500 cfs
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
262,500 cfs
 all day
272,500 cfs
 all day
28Ramping down
to 2,250 cfs
29Ramping down
to 2,000 cfs
30
 
 

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.