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Water Data Update May 16, 2006

Water Year Type

Upper Klamath Lake: Above Average (this is the highest flow 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: 138%

UKL April September 30th Stream Flow Forecast: 820,000 acre-feet @ 50% exceedance

Klamath River Flow Forecast: 793,000 acre-feet @ 70% exceedance

Upper Klamath Lake Level: 4,143.26 feet Reclamation has been working with Fish and Wildlife

To draw the reservoir down in anticipation of high runoff.

Upper Klamath Lake Inflow Seven-day Average: 3,834 cfs

Link River Releases: 2,540 cfs

Keno Releases: 2,640 cfs

Iron Gate Dam Releases: 3,240 cfs

Requirement for Wet Year Type in Biological Opinion: 2,050 cfs

Shasta River Flow: 278 cfs

Scott River Flow: 2,890 cfs

Trinity River Basin Extremely Wet Water Year (this is the highest flow classification)

Trinity River Releases - below Lewiston Dam: 4,660 cfs

Trinity River Flow - at Hoopa Gauge: 11,700 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: Rae Olsen, Klamath Basin Area Office, (541) 883-6935, rolsen@mp.usbr.gov

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