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Thursday, September 29, 2005

Water

Lakes, rivers

September 29, 2005

Lake levels

Clear Lake - Clear Lake's surface elevation was estimated Monday at 4,521.67 above sea level, and its storage was 53,690 acre feet. The lake elevation was up 3.13 feet from a year earlier, and the storage was up 30,980 a.f. from a year earlier.

Gerber Reservoir - The surface elevation of Gerber Reservoir was estimated Monday at 4807.87 above sea level, and its storage was 13,026 a.f. The lake elevation was up 1.38 feet from a year earlier, and the storage was up 2,493 a.f. 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 2005 2004

Sept. 20 520 473

Sept. 21 826 503

Sept. 22 826 569

 

Sept. 23 897 618

Sept. 24 846 662

Sept. 25 599 470

Sept. 26 727 465

Klamath River at A Canal

Sept. 20 520 545

Sept. 21 520 555

Sept. 22 530 542

Sept. 23 495 509

Sept. 24 485 535

Sept. 25 475 535

Sept. 26 445 535

Klamath River at Keno Dam

Sept. 20 844 553

Sept. 21 844 524

Sept. 22 785 498

Sept. 23 784 535

Sept. 24 787 594

Sept. 25 773 413

Sept. 26 771 417

Klamath River at Iron Gate Dam

Sept. 20 1,180 897

Sept. 21 1,180 897

Sept. 22 1,180 897

Sept. 23 1,180 902

Sept. 24 1,180 897

Sept. 25 1,180 897

Sept. 26 1,180 897

Net inflow to Upper Klamath Lake

Sept. 20 666 687

Sept. 21 1,346 1,058

Sept. 22 67 1,111

Sept. 23 2,701 797

Sept. 24 -955 1,197

Sept. 25 1,074 1,005

Sept. 26 154 670

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

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