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Klamath Lakes, Rivers

 

April 27,2006

Lake levels

Clear Lake - Clear Lake's surface elevation was estimated Monday at 4530.83 above sea level, and its storage was 224,120 acre-feet. The lake elevation was up 8.03 of a foot from a year earlier, and the storage was up 153,850 acre-feet from a year earlier.

Gerber Reservoir - The surface elevation of Gerber Reservoir was estimated Monday at 4836.46 above sea level, and its storage was 98,374 acre-feet. The lake elevation was up 23.21 feet from a year earlier, and the storage was up 73,939 acre-feet from a year earlier.

River flow

Following are daily averages of the volume of water flowing at key points in the Klamath Basin, measured in cubic feet per second:

Link River 2006 2005

April 18 3,880 1,390

April 19 3,990 1,370

April 20 4,220 1,020

April 21 3,710 1,090

April 22 3,170 1,040

April 23 2,580 838

April 24 2,230 630

Klamath River at A Canal

April 18 195 355

April 19 190 355

April 20 215 360

April 21 255 375

April 22 280 355

April 23 275 390

April 24 275 375

Klamath River at Keno Dam

April 18 5,970 1,580

April 19 5,900 1,290

April 20 5,690 1,100

April 21 4,980 1,090

April 22 4,580 1,090

April 23 4,050 1,030

April 24 3,600 806

Klamath River at Iron Gate Dam

April 18 6,870 1,530

April 19 6,750 1,520

April 20 6,410 1,530

April 21 5,780 1,510

April 22 5,560 1,510

April 23 5,430 1,510

April 24 4,920 1,510

Net inflow to Upper Klamath Lake

April 18 4,856 1,354

April 19 5,352 1,725

April 20 5,216 -183

April 21 5,528 1,075

April 22 6,185 1,395

April 23 3,246 56

April 24 2,505 2,177

Source: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Geological Survey, Oregon Water Resources Department.

Snow report

Following are today's estimates of the water equivalent measured in inches in the snowpack at selected sites in Southern Oregon and Northern California.

Site Water Avg. Pct. of

content avg.

Sevenmile Marsh 44.7 24.5 182

Cold Springs Camp 45.9 23 200

Fourmile Lake 37 25.4 146

Strawberry 2.2 1.5 147

Quartz Mountain 0 .1

Diamond Lake 14.9 8 186

Billie Creek Divide 31.2 12.8 244

Taylor Butte 7.7 .5

Chemult Alternate M 1.7

Cedar Pass 22.2 15.7 141

Dismal Swamp 50 26.1 192

Adin Mountain 15.8 8.2 193

Silver Creek 17 2.6 654

Klamath Basin pct. of avg. 192

Goose Lake Basin pct. of avg. 198

Source: National Resource Conservation Service

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