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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.

Generation Releases

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Day Time Period Generators
12/6/2019 midnight - midnight 2 or more
12/7/2019 midnight - midnight 2 or more

Observed Data

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Day Time (Central) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
12/6/2019 1 PM 554.28 507.72 120,404
12/6/2019 2 PM 554.35 506.62 99,844
12/6/2019 3 PM 554.34 506.55 98,872
12/6/2019 4 PM 554.32 506.50 98,819
12/6/2019 5 PM 554.30 506.57 98,953
12/6/2019 6 PM 554.29 507.07 106,692
12/6/2019 7 PM 554.28 507.05 108,138
12/6/2019 8 PM 554.26 507.06 107,930
12/6/2019 9 PM 554.25 507.02 108,717

Predicted Data

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Day Average Inflow* Midnight Elevation* Average Outflow*
12/6/2019 95,383 554.15 111,750
12/7/2019 89,093 553.55 106,700
12/8/2019 87,300 552.84 106,700

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

Notes:

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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