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Weekly water report
Herald and News June 16, 2011
The elevation of Upper Klamath Lake was 4,142.56 feet on Wednesday.
At the end of May lake levels exceeded those mandated by a biological opinion, and are on track to exceed June’s mandated level of 4,140.5 feet.
The A Canal was flowing at a rate of 741 cubic feet per second (cfs) on Tuesday. On Wednesday the Williamson River was flowing at a rate of 1,600 cfs, which is 116 percent of the long-term average for the date.
Clear Lake’s elevation was 4,529.13 feet last Thursday, the most recent data available, with 188,170 acre-feet of storage. Gerber Reservoir’s elevation was 4,829.82 feet last Thursday, also the most recent data available, with 73,780 acre feet of storage.
The National Weather Service is reporting that since Sept. 30, the end of the 2010 water year, Klamath Falls has received 10.24 inches of precipitation, which is 96 percent of the historical average.
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