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.
 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.

 

January 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      12,300 cfs
 all day
22,300 cfs
 all day
32,300 cfs
 all day
42,300 cfs
 all day
52,300 cfs
 all day
62,300 cfs
 all day
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15Ramping up
to 2,400 cfs then
down to 2,000 cfs
16Change to
 1,800 cfs at 7pm
171,800 cfs
all day
181,800 cfs
all day
191,800 cfs
all day
201,800 cfs
all day
211,800 cfs
all day
221,800 cfs
all day
231,800 cfs
all day
241,800 cfs
all day
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
 

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.