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 Lakes, rivers

May 25, 2005

Lake levels

Clear Lake - Clear Lake's surface elevation was estimated Monday at 4,524.78 feet above sea level, with storage at 103,330 acre-feet, down 20,600 acre-feet from a year ago.

Gerber Reservoir - The surface elevation of Gerber Reservoir was estimated Monday at 4,821 feet above sea level, with storage at 45,280 acre-feet, up 629 acre-feet from a year ago.

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 2005 2004

May 17 2,960 1,083

May 18 3,450 1,072

May 19 3,450 1,072

May 20 2,600 675

May 21 3,080 675

May 22 3,020 670

May 23 2,850 595

A Canal

May 17 231 610

May 18 221 580

May 19 200 550

May 20 225 570

May 21 257 555

May 22 257 575

May 23 252 550

Klamath River at Keno Dam

May 17 4,410 797

May 18 4,590 797

May 19 3,680 775

May 20 3,250 744

May 21 3,210 652

May 22 3,230 699

May 23 2,930 659

Klamath River at Iron Gate Dam

May 17 4,660 1,169

May 18 5,380 1,182

May 19 5,080 1,169

May 20 4,780 1,163

May 21 4,510 1,150

May 22 4,220 1,156

May 23 3,890 1,156

Net inflow to Upper Klamath Lake

May 17 456 1,693

May 18 2,499 2,042

May 19 5,674 1,793

May 20 3,606, 1,635

May 21 3,337 1,620

May 22 4,058 1,245

May 23 3,493 1,535

Williamson River

below Sprague R. 2005 Avg.

May 24 2,350 844

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

 

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