Blue Ridge

Latest Operating Information

Please note! Water release schedules often change without notice due to unanticipated changes in weather conditions and power system requirements.

Use caution near dams. A large amount of water may be discharged without warning at any time. Your safety depends on obeying all posted safety regulations and warnings. Learn more.

Blue Ridge will discharge approximately 130 cfs until further notice.

Generation Releases

Day Time Period Generators
5/31/2016 10am - midnight 0
6/01/2016 midnight - 1am 0

Observed Data

Day Time (Eastern) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
5/31/2016 3 am 1,687.06 1,543.50 130
5/31/2016 4 am 1,687.03 1,543.50 1,536
5/31/2016 5 am 1,686.95 1,543.50 1,666
5/31/2016 6 am 1,686.96 1,543.50 1,669
5/31/2016 7 am 1,686.93 1,543.50 1,673
5/31/2016 8 am 1,686.93 1,543.50 246
5/31/2016 9 am 1,686.92 1,543.50 130
5/31/2016 10 am 1,686.94 1,543.50 130

Predicted Data

Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
5/31/2016 313 1,686.97 385
6/01/2016 298 1,686.75 640
6/02/2016 285 1,686.53 640

*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Flows are in cubic feet per second.


Water release schedules are updated periodically throughout the day. Next-day release schedules are usually available by 6 p.m. of the current day.

Observed water levels also are updated periodically throughout the day. Predicted water levels are updated at least once a day, by 1 p.m. Eastern time, and may be updated more frequently when conditions warrant.

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