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Water deliveries end Friday, except TID
Herald and News October 14, 2010
The elevation of Upper Klamath Lake was 4,138.80 feet on Wednesday, virtually unchanged since last week.
The Bureau of Reclamation plans to shut off water deliveries to the Klamath Reclamation Project on Friday. Mid-October is the typical shut-off time for the district.
Tulelake Irrigation District will receive water orders through Oct. 29, and the system will be shut down on Nov. 15, according to a press release from the district.
The A Canal was flowing at a rate of 249 cubic feet per second on Tuesday. The Williamson River was flowing at a rate of 537 cubic feet per second on Wednesday, which is 84 percent of the long-term average for the date.
The National Weather Service reported that since Sept. 1, Klamath Falls has received 0.05 inches of precipitation. The historical average through Oct. 13 is 0.7 inches of precipitation, which means precipitation is currently 93 percent lower than normal.
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