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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 9,500 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)
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ----      -----
Apr 21      14000    446.5     17900    640.9     20500    1111.8     10100
Apr 22      14000    446.4     18200    641.1     20500    1111.6     10100
Apr 23      13000    446.5     18200    641.2     20600    1111.4     10100
Apr 24      12000    446.7     18200    641.3     20600    1111.2     10100
Apr 25      13000    446.8     18200    641.5     20600    1111.0     10100
Apr 26      13000    446.9     18200    641.5     18800    1110.8     10100
Apr 27      14000    446.9     18200    641.5     18800    1110.6     10100

Average     13300              18200              20100               10100

Apr 28 to
May  4      12700    447.3     17800    641.9     19200    1109.4     11800

May  5 to
May 11      12100    447.8     17400    642.2     18400    1108.6     13000

Current Lake Powell storage is 10,939 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (45 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 12,645 KAF (49 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is  30,774 KAF (52 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3,591.30 feet.

The Projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 9.7 million acre-
feet or 122 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 658 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 3,440 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 21-Apr-2008 are expected to be 2,747 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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