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Latest Operating Information

Please note! Water release schedules often change without notice due to unanticipated changes in weather conditions and power system requirements.

Use caution near dams. A large amount of water may be discharged without warning at any time. Your safety depends on obeying all posted safety regulations and warnings. Learn more.

Generation Releases

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Day Time Period Generators
10/18/2018 midnight - midnight 2 or more
10/19/2018 midnight - midnight 2 or more

Observed Data

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Day Time (Central) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
10/18/2018 7 AM 553.55 507.84 47,095
10/18/2018 8 AM 553.50 507.97 59,777
10/18/2018 9 AM 553.50 507.94 60,382
10/18/2018 10 AM 553.48 507.97 60,275
10/18/2018 11 AM 553.43 507.91 60,273
10/18/2018 noon 553.38 507.92 60,583
10/18/2018 1 PM 553.40 507.88 47,937
10/18/2018 2 PM 553.46 507.62 38,476
10/18/2018 3 PM 553.44 507.58 37,854

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
10/18/2018 41,748 553.35 44,030
10/19/2018 35,100 553.20 42,830
10/20/2018 31,703 553.06 35,380

*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Discharges are in cubic feet per second and are reported at the end of the hour.

Notes:

Water release schedules are updated periodically throughout the day. Next-day release schedules are usually available by 6 p.m. of the current day.

Observed water levels also are updated periodically throughout the day. Predicted water levels are updated at least once a day, by 1 p.m. Eastern time, and may be updated more frequently when conditions warrant.

 

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