Dreamflows American - Lake Natoma Release Schedule
 
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Releases on the American River from Lake Natoma

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 3000 cfs below Lake Natoma.
 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.

 

June 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  11,750 cfs
 all day
21,750 cfs
 all day
31,750 cfs
 all day
41,750 cfs
 all day
51,750 cfs
 all day
61,750 cfs
 all day
7Change to
 2,250 cfs at 7am
82,250 cfs
 all day
92,250 cfs
 all day
102,250 cfs
 all day
11Change to
 2,500 cfs at 7am
122,500 cfs
 all day
132,750 cfs
 all day
142,750 cfs
 all day
152,750 cfs
 all day
162,750 cfs
 all day
172,750 cfs
 all day
182,750 cfs
 all day
192,750 cfs
 all day
202,750 cfs
 all day
212,750 cfs
 all day
222,750 cfs
 all day
233,000 cfs
 all day
243,000 cfs
 all day
253,000 cfs
 all day
263,000 cfs
 all day
273,000 cfs
 all day
28Ramping up
to 3,620 cfs
293,620 cfs
all day
303,620 cfs
all day
       

 

July 2020
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      13,620 cfs
all day
23,620 cfs
all day
33,620 cfs
all day
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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.