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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 24,000 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)
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ----      -----
Mar 10      12000    446.4     15200    641.1     18300    1117.8     13000
Mar 11      12000    446.5     15600    641.2     18300    1117.7     13000
Mar 12      11000    446.7     15600    641.4     18300    1117.6     13000
Mar 13      10500    447.0     15600    641.6     18300    1117.4     13000
Mar 14      11500    447.2     15600    641.7     18300    1117.2     13000
Mar 15      12000    447.3     15600    641.8     16500    1117.1     13000
Mar 16      12000    447.5     15600    641.8     16500    1117.0     13000

Average     11600              15500              17800               13000

Mar 17 to
Mar 23      12300    447.7     15700    642.7     17800    1116.0     13000

Mar 24 to
Mar 30      13100    447.2     15900    643.4     17800    1114.9     13000

Current Lake Powell storage is 10,798 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (44 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 12,978 KAF (50 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is  31,022 KAF (52 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3589.75 feet.

The Projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 10.2 million acre-
feet or 129 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were  807 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and  2,977  cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was  3 cfs and Alamo Dam was 36 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 10-Mar-2008 are expected to be 2,977 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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