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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 24,000 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) 
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ---- 
Mar 29      13000    446.7     17600    642.4     16900    1100.8
Mar 30      13000    446.8     17600    642.3     16900    1100.6
Mar 31      13000    447.0     17600    642.2     16900    1100.5
Apr  1      12000    447.2     17600    642.2     17300    1100.3
Apr  2      12000    447.4     17600    642.1     17300    1100.2
Apr  3      12500    447.5     17600    641.9     14700    1100.1
Apr  4      12500    447.7     16600    641.8     14900    1100.0

Average     12600              17500              16400

Apr  5 to
Apr 11      12200    448.2     16500    641.4     16000    1099.2

Apr 12 to
Apr 18      12500    448.4     15600    641.6     16000    1098.3

Current Lake Powell storage is 13,735 thousand acre-feet (KAF) (56 percent of
capacity). Lake Mead storage is 11,596 KAF (45 percent of capacity).  Total
system storage is  32,791 KAF (55 percent of capacity). Lake Powell elevation
is 3,619.73 feet.

The April-July forecast for the Colorado River is 5.3 million acre-feet or
67 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 640 cfs near the Yuma Fourth
Avenue Bridge and 4,026 cfs at the Northerly International Boundary.  The
average release from Painted Rock Dam was 2,665 cfs and Alamo Dam was 464 cfs. The
Morelos Dam diversions for the week of 29-Mar-2010 are expected to be 3,507 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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