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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 16,080 acre-feet from a year ago.

Gerber Reservoir - The surface elevation of Gerber Reservoir was estimated Monday at 4,820.98 feet above sea level, with storage at 45,220 acre-feet, up 4,050 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 31 523 499

June 1 469 864

June 2 1,060 1,314

June 3 1,330 1,220

June 4 1,530 1,155

June 5 1,370 957

June 6 1,120 715

A Canal 2005 2004

May 31 407 565

June 1 430 565

June 2 492 595

June 3 472 595

June 4 500 582

June 5 505 647

June 6 518 662

Klamath River at Keno Dam

May 31 559 559

June 1 535 831

June 2 898 817

June 3 1,290 729

June 4 1,270 746

June 5 1,250 735

June 6 1,040 715

Klamath River at Iron Gate Dam

May 31 1,630 1,156

June 1 1,540 1,156

June 2 1,500 1,156

June 3 1,520 1,150

June 4 1,440 1,150

June 5 1,430 1,150

June 6 1,430 1,125

Net inflow to Upper Klamath Lake

May 31 2,103 1,064

June 1 1,290 1,039

June 2 1,552 738

June 3 628 1,035

June 4 1,639 567

June 5 703 824

June 6 75 597

Williamson River

below Sprague R. 2005 Avg.

Jan. 7 995 969

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

 

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