Tims Ford

Latest Operating Information
WARNING! Water release schedules can change without notice due to unanticipated weather changes or power system requirements. Large amounts of water could be discharged at any time. Use caution! Obey all posted safety regulations and precautions!  Vital safety information.
Tims Ford will be releasing approximately 240 cfs until Thursday October 18. The generator will run periodically on Thursday Oct 18 and Friday Oct 19 for unit testing, and generation at Tim's Ford will likely resume during the week of October 22.

Generation Releases

Day Time Period Generators
10/21/2018 midnight - midnight 0

Observed Data

Day Time (Central) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
10/21/2018 1 AM 887.37 744.03 240
10/21/2018 2 AM 887.38 744.03 240
10/21/2018 3 AM 887.37 744.04 240
10/21/2018 4 AM 887.37 744.04 240
10/21/2018 5 AM 887.37 744.04 240
10/21/2018 6 AM 887.37 744.04 240

Predicted Data

Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
10/21/2018 387 887.42 240
10/22/2018 357 887.44 240
10/23/2018 343 887.12 2,040

*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Discharges are in cubic feet per second and are reported at the end of the hour.


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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