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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 1,800 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) 
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ---- 
Jan 19       7000    446.4     11300    640.1     15000    1112.1
Jan 20       6500    446.4     11300    640.3     15000    1112.1
Jan 21       6500    446.5     11400    640.6     15000    1112.1
Jan 22       6000    446.6     11400    640.8     15000    1112.1
Jan 23       6800    446.6     11400    641.0     15000    1112.1
Jan 24       6800    446.7     11400    641.2     13200    1112.1
Jan 25       6800    446.7     11400    641.3     13200    1112.1

Average      6600              11400              14500

Jan 26 to
Feb  1       6400    447.3     11300    642.6     14200    1112.1

Feb  2 to
Feb  8       6500    447.5     10800    643.2     12200    1112.1

Current Lake Powell storage is  13,338 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (55 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is  12,587 KAF (49 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is  33,202 KAF (56 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3,615.94 feet.

The Projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 8.0 million acre-
feet or 101 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were  780  cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and  2,002  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 19-Jan-2009 are expected to be 2,260 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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