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 6000 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.

 

July 2019
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  15,000 cfs
 all day
25,000 cfs
 all day
35,000 cfs
 all day
45,000 cfs
 all day
55,000 cfs
 all day
65,000 cfs
 all day
7Ramping down
to 4,800 cfs
8Ramping down
to 4,200 cfs
9Ramping down
to 4,000 cfs
104,000 cfs
 all day
114,000 cfs
 all day
124,000 cfs
 all day
134,000 cfs
 all day
144,000 cfs
 all day
154,000 cfs
 all day
164,000 cfs
 all day
17Ramping down
to 3,700 cfs
18Ramping down
to 3,500 cfs
193,500 cfs
all day
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
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.