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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 31      11000    448.6     15100    643.4     18100    1126.2     13400
Aug  1      12000    448.6     11200    643.4     11800    1126.2     13400
Aug  2      12000    448.5     11200    643.4     11800    1126.2     13400
Aug  3       9500    448.4     11200    643.4     11800    1126.2     13400
Aug  4      12000    448.1     11200    643.4     11800    1126.2     13400
Aug  5      12000    447.8     11200    643.3     10100    1126.3     13400
Aug  6      12000    447.5     11600    643.2     10100    1126.3     13400

Average     11500              11800              12200               13400

Aug  7 to
Aug 13      10500    446.9     12000    643.1     12400    1126.4     13400

Aug 14 to
Aug 20      10500    447.7     14000    642.3     13000    1126.4     13400

Current Lake Powell storage is 12,481 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (51 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 14,003 KAF (54 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is  34530 KAF (58 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3607.51 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 1,613 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 31-Jul-2006 are expected to be 1,610 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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