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Bureau of Reclamation

Water Data Update April 4, 2005
Water Year Type
Upper Klamath Lake: Dry
Klamath River: Dry
Other Information
Snow Pack Percent of Average: 41%
UKL April September Stream Flow Forecast: 215,000 acre-feet @ 50% exceedance.
Klamath River Flow Forecast: 190,000 acre-feet @ 70% exceedance.
Upper Klamath Lake Level: 4142.96 feet
Upper Klamath Lake Inflow: - 853 (the negative figure reflects evaporation and seepage)
Link River Releases: 660 cfs
Keno Releases: 452 cfs
Flow from Scott: 577 cfs
Flow from Shasta: 94 cfs
Releases from Iron Gate: 830 cfs
Biological Opinion Requirement: 822 cfs
Water Bank Used to Date: 13,718
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