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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 4,600 cubic feet per second
(cfs) to 19,600 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 23       6000    447.1     10800    635.1     12700    1093.5
Nov 24       6500    447.1     10800    635.2     12700    1093.5
Nov 25       6000    447.2     10800    635.4     12700    1093.4
Nov 26       5500    447.3     10800    635.5     12700    1093.4
Nov 27       7000    447.3     10800    635.6     12700    1093.4
Nov 28       7000    447.3     10800    635.5      9900    1093.4
Nov 29       7000    447.3     10800    635.4     10100    1093.4

Average      6400              10800              11900

Nov 30 to
Dec  6       5300    447.0      8500    636.2     10300    1093.8

Dec  7 to
Dec 13       5100    446.6      8700    637.0     10300    1094.3

Current Lake Powell storage is 15,077 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (62 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 10,921 KAF (42 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is 33,612 KAF (57 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3,631.99 feet.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 453 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 1,600 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 0 cfs and Alamo Dam was 33 cfs.  The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 23-Nov-2009 are expected to be 1,850 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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