Wolf Creek

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.

Wolf Creek generation will be supplemented with sluice gate releases until further notice.

Generation Releases

Day Time Period Generators
10/10/2015 7am - 1pm 1
10/10/2015 1pm - 8pm 2 or more
10/10/2015 8pm - 9pm 1
10/10/2015 9pm - midnight 0

Observed Data

Day Time (Eastern) Reservoir Elevation (behind dam)* Tailwater Elevation (below dam)* Average Hourly Discharge*
10/09/2015 11 pm 707.37 550.87 3,200
10/09/2015 midnight 707.36 549.56 3,200
10/10/2015 1 am 707.35 548.65 3,220
10/10/2015 2 am 707.35 548.45 3,220
10/10/2015 3 am 707.34 548.34 3,220
10/10/2015 4 am 707.34 548.24 3,220
10/10/2015 5 am 707.33 548.13 3,220
10/10/2015 6 am 707.32 550.52 6,910

*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.

This project is owned and operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). For more information, please visit their web site.

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