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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 1,600 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 16       6500    447.6     10000    634.3     11000    1093.6
Nov 17       6500    447.5     10000    634.3     11000    1093.6
Nov 18       6500    447.5     10000    634.4     11000    1093.6
Nov 19       5500    447.5     10000    634.4     11000    1093.6
Nov 20       7000    447.4     10000    634.5     11000    1093.6
Nov 21       6500    447.4      9000    634.4      8200    1093.7
Nov 22       7000    447.2      9000    634.3      8500    1093.7

Average      6500               9700              10200

Nov 23 to
Nov 29       5600    447.1      9500    634.6     10300    1093.9

Nov 30 to
Dec  6       5300    447.0      9200    635.2     10700    1094.2

Current Lake Powell storage is 15,146 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (62 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 10,910 KAF (42 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 33,691 KAF (57 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3,632.60 feet.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 1,300 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 1,529 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 0 cfs and Alamo Dam was 34 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 16-Nov-2009 are expected to be 1,671 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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