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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 4,600 cubic feet per second
(cfs) to 24,000 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)
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ----      -----
Aug  6      10500    448.5     12200    643.4     13200    1111.7     13100
Aug  7      10500    448.5     12200    643.5     13200    1111.7     13100
Aug  8      10000    448.6     12200    643.5     13200    1111.8     13100
Aug  9       8500    448.8     12200    643.5     13200    1111.8     13100
Aug 10      11000    448.8     12200    643.5     13200    1111.8     13100
Aug 11      10500    448.8     12200    643.4     11400    1111.9     13100
Aug 12      10000    448.8     12200    643.3     11400    1111.9     13100

Average     10100              12200              12700               13100

Aug 13 to
Aug 19      10000    448.8     12200    643.2     12700    1112.1     13100

Aug 20 to
Aug 26      10000    448.6     12100    643.2     12700    1112.4     13100

Current Lake Powell storage is 12,448 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (51 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 12,553 KAF (49 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 33,104 KAF (56 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3607.17 feet.

The observed April-July inflow for the Colorado River is 4.05 million acre-
feet or 51 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 1300 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 1515 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 2 cfs and Alamo Dam was 37 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 06-Aug-2007 are expected to be 1550 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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