Dreamflows Truckee - Lake Tahoe Release Schedule
 
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Releases on the Truckee River below Lake Tahoe

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 500 cfs below Lake Tahoe.
 Ramping up/down from Lake Tahoe.
Note: All scheduled release information provided by the California DWR.

 

April 2024
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  1Change to
 101 cfs at 6am
2101 cfs
 all day
3101 cfs
 all day
4Ramping up
to 200 cfs
5Change to
 201 cfs at 6am
6201 cfs
 all day
7Change to
 199 cfs at 6am
8199 cfs
 all day
9Change to
 198 cfs at 6am
10Change to
 201 cfs at 6am
11Change to
 207 cfs at 6am
12Change to
 208 cfs at 6am
13208 cfs
 all day
14208 cfs
 all day
15Ramping up
to 300 cfs
16300 cfs
 all day
17300 cfs
 all day
18300 cfs
 all day
19300 cfs
 all day
20Change to
 302 cfs at 6am
21Change to
 298 cfs at 6am
22Change to
 300 cfs at 6am
23300 cfs
 all day
24Ramping down
to 200 cfs
25200 cfs
 all day
26Change to
 250 cfs at 9am
27250 cfs
 all day
28250 cfs
 all day
29Ramping down
to 200 cfs then
up to 250 cfs
30Ramping down
to 150 cfs
       

 

May 2024
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1Ramping up
to 151 cfs then
down to 100 cfs
2Change to
 102 cfs at 6am
3Change to
 75 cfs at 10am
475 cfs
 all day
575 cfs
 all day
675 cfs
 all day
775 cfs
 all day
875 cfs
 all day
975 cfs
 all day
1075 cfs
 all day
1175 cfs
 all day
1275 cfs
 all day
13Change to
 81 cfs at 4pm
1481 cfs
 all day
1581 cfs
 all day
1681 cfs
 all day
1781 cfs
 all day
1881 cfs
 all day
1981 cfs
 all day
2081 cfs
 all day
2181 cfs
 all day
2281 cfs
 all day
2381 cfs
 all day
2481 cfs
 all day
2581 cfs
 all day
2681 cfs
 all day
27Change to
 75 cfs at 6am
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
 

Water Management Issues:

1.  The above schedule is based on information provided by the California DWR.

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.