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Bureau of Reclamation
Water Data Update September 12, 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)

Additional Information

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:  4,139.10 feet      

Upper Klamath Lake Inflow 7-day Average:   616   cubic feet per second (cfs)

Link River Releases:  720 cfs

Keno Releases:  756  cfs 

Iron Gate Dam Releases:  1,030 cfs

Requirement through September for Wet Year Type in Biological Opinion:  1,000 cfs

Shasta River Flow:  90 cfs

Scott River Flow:  48 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:  669 cfs

This document is updated bi-weekly.  Please circulate freely.

For more information please visit:

http://www.usbr.gov/mp/kbao/pilot_water_bank/index.html

Contact: Paul Gregory, Klamath Basin Area Office, 541-883-6935, pgregory@mp.usbr.gov

 
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