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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
10/22/2019 midnight - 5am 1
10/22/2019 5am - 11pm 2 or more
10/22/2019 11pm - midnight 1

Observed Data

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Day Time (Central) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
10/21/2019 5 PM 553.39 506.90 32,484
10/21/2019 6 PM 553.43 506.98 32,610
10/21/2019 7 PM 553.36 507.03 32,565
10/21/2019 8 PM 553.32 506.93 32,495
10/21/2019 9 PM 553.34 507.08 23,442
10/21/2019 10 PM 553.35 507.06 22,985
10/21/2019 11 PM 553.39 507.19 10,569
10/21/2019 midnight 553.38 507.13 10,258
10/22/2019 1 AM 553.39 507.14 10,330

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
10/22/2019 21,073 553.43 22,283
10/23/2019 21,015 553.40 21,960
10/24/2019 20,780 553.35 21,960

*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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