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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 9,000 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  7      12000    448.6     14100    643.2     14100    1104.7     13660
Jul  8      12000    448.5     14100    643.2     14100    1104.7     13660
Jul  9      12000    448.4     14100    643.1     14100    1104.6     13660
Jul 10       9000    448.7     14100    643.1     14100    1104.6     13660
Jul 11      12500    448.6     14100    643.1     14100    1104.6     13660
Jul 12      12000    448.5     14100    643.0     14100    1104.6     13660
Jul 13      12000    448.4     14100    643.0     14100    1104.5     13660

Average     11600              14100              14100               13660

Jul 14 to
Jul 20      12000    448.1     14300    642.8     14300    1104.3     13660

Jul 21 to
Jul 27      11400    448.2     14500    642.5     14300    1104.1     13660

Current Lake Powell storage is 14,933 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (61 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 11,925 KAF (46 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 34,675 KAF (58 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3630.71 feet.

The Projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 8.8 million acre-
feet or 111 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 690 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 1790 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 3 cfs and Alamo Dam was 46 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 07-Jul-2008 are expected to be 1990 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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