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Lakes, rivers

 

August 24, 2006

Clear Lake - Clear Lake's surface elevation was estimated Monday at 4529.5 above sea level, and its storage was 195,890 acre-feet. The lake elevation was up 7.27 feet from a year earlier, and the storage was up 184,240 acre-feet from a year earlier.

Gerber Reservoir - The surface elevation of Gerber Reservoir was estimated Monday at 4828.02 above sea level, and its storage was 67,568 acre-feet. The lake elevation was up 15.41 feet from a year earlier, and the storage was up 44,625 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

Aug. 15 1,030 1,050

Aug. 16 1,230 1,000

Aug. 17 1,040 984

 

Aug. 18 1,110 1,020

Aug. 19 1,110 1,090

Aug. 20 971 1,160

Aug. 21 979 1,090

A Canal 2006 2005

Aug. 15 725 781

 

Aug. 16 760 756

Aug. 17 785 745

Aug. 18 790 735

Aug. 19 750 752

Aug. 20 770 767

Aug. 21 763 780

Klamath River at Keno Dam

Aug. 15 598 699

Aug. 16 596 702

Aug. 17 593 702

Aug. 18 564 702

Aug. 19 552 702

Aug. 20 547 702

Aug. 21 531 703

Klamath River at Iron Gate Dam

Aug. 15 1,030 1,010

Aug. 16 1,040 1,000

Aug. 17 1,050 1,000

Aug. 18 1,020 987

Aug. 19 1,020 976

Aug. 20 1,030 979

Aug. 21 1,030 983

Net inflow to Upper Klamath Lake

Aug. 15 389 76

Aug. 16 -56 1

Aug. 17 461 -26

Aug. 18 878 351

Aug. 19 837 87

Aug. 20 377 173

Aug. 21 37 368

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

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