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

Lower Colorado River Operations Schedule

Releases from Davis and Parker Dams will vary from about 8,000 cubic feet per second
(cfs) to 24,800 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 
generation.  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 averages for the following 2 weeks, are scheduled as follows:


            Parker             Davis              Hoover              Glen Cyn
            Dam       Lake     Dam       Lake     Dam       Lake      Dam
            Average   Havasu   Average   Mohave   Average   Mead      Average
            Release   Elev.    Release   Elev.    Release   Elev.     Release
Date        (cfs)     (ft)     (cfs)     (ft)     (cfs)     (ft)      (cfs)
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ----      -----
May 15      11500    447.8     16400    642.7     18300    1133.8      9800
May 16      12000    447.9     16400    642.8     18300    1133.6      9800
May 17      12000    448.0     16400    642.8     18300    1133.4      9800
May 18      10000    448.2     16400    643.0     18300    1133.3      9800
May 19      12000    448.2     16400    643.0     18300    1133.1      9800
May 20      12000    448.2     16100    643.0     16600    1133.0      9800
May 21      12000    448.2     16100    643.0     16600    1132.9      9800

Average     11600              16300              17800                9800

May 22 to
May 28      11700    448.5     16400    643.3     17500    1131.8      9800

May 29 to
Jun 04      12000    448.8     16300    643.4     16900    1131.0     11900


Current Lake Powell storage is 11,402 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (47 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 14,799 KAF (57 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 33,990 KAF (57 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3,596.32 feet.

The Projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 6.8 million acre-
feet or 86 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 1,061 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 1,570 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The 
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 1 cfs and Alamo Dam was 51 cfs.  The 
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 15-May-2006 are expected to be 1,750 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 exercised while using the river between Davis Dam 
and the Mexican Border at San Luis, Arizona.

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