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Bureau of Reclamation Water Data Update – August 31, 2006
Water Year Type (Year Types are set according to total inflow and do not reflect current conditions)
Upper Klamath Lake: Above Average (this is the highest level classification for the lake)
Klamath River: Wet (this is the highest flow classification for the river)
Snow Pack Basin-wide Percent of Average: Zero.
Upper Klamath Lake April-September 30th
Stream Flow Forecast: 820,000 acre-feet @ 50 percent exceedance
Klamath River Flow Forecast: 793,000 acre-feet @ 70 percent exceedance
Upper Klamath Lake Level: 4,139.33 feet
Upper Klamath Lake Inflow 7-day Average: 460 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Link River Releases: 776 cfs
Keno Releases: 465 cfs
Iron Gate Dam Releases: 1,020 cfs
Requirement through October for Wet Year Type in Biological Opinion: 1.000 cfs
Shasta River Flow: 88 cfs
Scott River Flow: 24 cfs
Trinity River Basin – Extremely Wet Water Year (this year classification was set according to total inflow and does not reflect current conditions)
Trinity River Releases – below Lewiston Dam: 458 cfs
Trinity River Flow – at Hoopa Gauge: 918 cfs
This document is updated bi-weekly. Please circulate freely.
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Please visit the main page of our website http://www.usbr.gov/mp/kbao/ for the link to Land/Water Operations, where you can find details about other areas of the Project that are not included in this short fact sheet.
Contact: Rae Olsen, Klamath Basin Area Office, 541-883-6935, firstname.lastname@example.org
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