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: Less than 3000 cfs below Lake Natoma.
 Ramping up/down from Lake Natoma.
 Projected release based on the most recent scheduled release.
Note: "Projected releases" (if present) are best guesses generated by Dreamflows.
Note: All other scheduled release information provided by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

 

March 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12,000 cfs
 all day
22,000 cfs
 all day
32,000 cfs
 all day
42,000 cfs
 all day
52,000 cfs
 all day
62,000 cfs
 all day
72,000 cfs
 all day
82,000 cfs
 all day
92,000 cfs
 all day
10Ramping down
to 1,750 cfs
111,750 cfs
 all day
121,750 cfs
 all day
131,750 cfs
 all day
141,750 cfs
 all day
15Ramping down
to 1,500 cfs
161,500 cfs
all day
171,500 cfs
all day
181,500 cfs
all day
191,500 cfs
all day
201,500 cfs
all day
211,500 cfs
all day
221,500 cfs
all day
231,500 cfs
all day
241,500 cfs
all day
251,500 cfs
all day
261,500 cfs
all day
271,500 cfs
all day
281,500 cfs
all day
291,500 cfs
all day
301,500 cfs
all day
311,500 cfs
all day
       

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.