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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 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
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)
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ----      -----
Jul 24      12500    447.8     15100    642.6     18100    1126.8     13400
Jul 25      13000    447.7     15100    642.8     18100    1126.7     13400
Jul 26      13000    447.7     15100    643.0     18100    1126.6     13400
Jul 27      11500    447.8     15100    643.2     18100    1126.5     13400
Jul 28      11500    448.0     15100    643.3     18100    1126.4     13400
Jul 29      11000    448.1     15100    643.4     16400    1126.3     13400
Jul 30      11500    448.3     15100    643.5     16400    1126.2     13400

Average     12000              15100              17600               13400

Jul 31 to
Aug  6      10800    448.0     11800    643.3     12100    1126.3     13400

Aug  7 to
Aug 13      10500    447.3     12000    643.2     12400    1126.4     13400

Current Lake Powell storage is 12,585 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (52 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 14,066 KAF (54 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 34,687 KAF (58 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3608.55 feet.

The Projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 5.3 million acre-
feet or 67 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 600 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 2,109 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 1 cfs and Alamo Dam was  49 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 24-Jul-2006 are expected to be 1700 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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