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Waterflow reports for the Colorado river from Glenn Canyon dam to Parker dam

Releases from Davis and Parker dams will vary from about 8,000 cfs to 22,000 cfs during a 24-hour period. River levels will vary during the 24-hour periods with the higher levels coinciding with periods of peak hydroelectric power genera- tion. Levels below the dams are usually highest during the afternoon and early evening. Average daily releases may vary in response to changing conditions.

Average daily releases and midnight lake elevations for the week, as well as anticipated average for the following 2 weeks, are scheduled as follows:

Date Parker Dam Avg Releases (cfs)
Lake Havasu Elev.
(ft)
Davis Dam Avg Release (cfs) Lake Mohave Elev.
(ft)
Hoover Dam Avg Release (cfs) Lake Mead Elev.
(ft)
Glen Cyn Dam Avg Release
(cfs)
June 13 11,600 448.6 14,700 644.8 15,200

1141.0

13,400
June 14 11,600 448.6 14,700 644.8 15,200

1141.0

13,400
June 15 11,000 448.6 14,700 644.8 15,200 1141.0 13,400
June 16 8,500 448.9 14,700 644.8 15,200 1140.9 13,400
June 17 11,600 448.8 14,700 644.8 15,200 1140.9 13,400
June 18 11,700 448.7 14,700 644.8 14,000 1141.0 13,400
June 19 11,600 448.7 14,700 644.6 12,700 1141.0 13,400
Average 11,100 - 14,700 - 14,700 - 13,400
June 20 to June 26 11,400 448.5 14,700 644.3 14,700 1141.1 13,400
June 27 - Jul 3 11,700 448.2 14,900 644.1 14,900 1141.1 13,600

Current Lake Powell storage is 11235 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (46 percent of capacity). Lake Mead storage is 15500 KAF (60 percent of capacity). Total system storage is 34543 KAF (58 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation is 3594.52 feet.

The Projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 9.0 million acre- feet or 113 percent of average as of June 13, 2005.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 1,500 cfs near the Yuma Fourth Avenue Bridge and 1,620 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary. The average release from Painted Rock Dam was 1,000 cfs and Alamo Dam was 50 cfs. The Morelos Dam diversions for the week of JUne 13, 2005 are expected to be 1840 cfs.

All RIVER USERS should remember that fluctuating river flows may conceal or create natural hazards such as moving sandbars, gravel bars, unstable riverbanks, floating or submerged debris, or other unfamiliar obstacles. Caution should be be exercised while using the river between Davis Dam and the Mexican Border at San Luis, Arizona.

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