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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 4,300 cubic feet per second
(cfs) to 23,000 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) 
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ---- 
Jun  8      11000    448.7     13500    643.2     13200    1096.3
Jun  9      11000    448.6     13000    643.2     13200    1096.2
Jun 10       9000    448.7     13000    643.2     13200    1096.2
Jun 11       8000    448.8     12500    643.2     13200    1096.1
Jun 12       9000    448.9     12500    643.2     13200    1096.0
Jun 13       9000    448.9     12500    643.3     13200    1095.9
Jun 14      10000    448.8     12500    643.3     13200    1095.9

Average      9600              12800              13200

Jun 15 to
Jun 21      11300    448.3     14300    642.5     13200    1095.3

Jun 22 to
Jun 28      11500    448.5     15000    641.3     13200    1094.8

Current Lake Powell storage is 14,987 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (62 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 11,185 KAF (43 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 34,187 KAF (58 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3631.19 feet.

The projected April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 7.1 million acre-
feet or 90 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 735 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 1,695 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 0 cfs and Alamo Dam was 75 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 08-Jun-2009 are expected to be 1,690 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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