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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 4,500 cubic feet per second
(cfs) to 15,000 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         
            Dam       Lake     Dam       Lake     Dam       Lake 
            Average   Havasu   Average   Mohave   Average   Mead 
            Release   Elev.    Release   Elev.    Release   Elev.
Date        (cfs)     (ft)     (cfs)     (ft)     (cfs)     (ft) 
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ---- 
Nov 17       7000    446.8     10600    633.8     11700    1107.6
Nov 18       6500    446.8     10600    633.9     11700    1107.5
Nov 19       6000    446.9     10600    633.9     11700    1107.5
Nov 20       6000    447.0     10200    634.0     11700    1107.5
Nov 21       7000    447.0     10200    634.1     11700    1107.4
Nov 22       7000    447.0     10200    634.1      9900    1107.4
Nov 23       7000    446.9     10200    634.0      9900    1107.4

Average      6600              10400              11200

Nov 24 to
Nov 30       6200    447.1      9500    634.8     11200    1107.3

Dec  1 to
Dec  7       5500    447.0      5900    635.4      7300    1108.0

Current Lake Powell storage is 14,077 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (58 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 12,185 KAF (47 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 33,537 KAF (56 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3622.94 feet.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 561 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 1,530 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 0 cfs and Alamo Dam was 25 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 17-Nov-2008 are expected to be 1,841 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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