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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 9,300 cubic feet per second
(cfs) to 23,500 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)
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ----      -----
May 12      12500    447.1     17400    641.5     20400    1109.3     13000
May 13      12000    447.1     17400    641.7     20400    1109.2     13000
May 14      11000    447.2     17400    641.9     20400    1109.0     13000
May 15      10000    447.5     17400    642.1     20400    1108.8     13000
May 16      12000    447.5     17400    642.3     20400    1108.7     13000
May 17      12000    447.6     17400    642.3     18600    1108.6     13000
May 18      12000    447.6     17400    642.4     18600    1108.5     13000

Average     11600              17400              19900               13000

May 19 to
May 25      11900    448.1     17400    643.3     19800    1107.4     13000

May 26 to
Jun  1      11500    448.7     16700    644.4     19200    1106.5     13000

Current Lake Powell storage is 11,415 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (47 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 12,385 KAF (48 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 31,095 KAF (52 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3,596.45 feet.

The Projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 9.2 million acre-
feet or 116 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 715 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 1,511 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 3 cfs and Alamo Dam was 35 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 12-May-2008 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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