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.

Wilbur will be spilling approximately 250 cfs until further notice.

Generation Releases

Day Time Period Generators
11/19/2018 1am - midnight 2 or more
11/20/2018 midnight - 1am 2 or more

Observed Data

Day Time (Eastern) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
11/19/2018 5 AM 1,646.37 1,585.50 1,619
11/19/2018 6 AM 1,645.85 1,585.47 1,617
11/19/2018 7 AM 1,647.02 1,585.52 1,624
11/19/2018 8 AM 1,648.26 1,585.45 1,622
11/19/2018 9 AM 1,649.42 1,585.39 1,608
11/19/2018 10 AM 1,648.84 1,585.38 1,611
11/19/2018 11 AM 1,648.37 1,585.36 1,601
11/19/2018 noon 1,647.91 1,585.32 1,600
11/19/2018 1 PM 1,647.40 1,585.53 1,609

*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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