Time to Take Action
Our Klamath Basin Water Crisis
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.

 Bureau of Reclamation

Water Data Update April 20, 2006

Water Year Type
Upper Klamath Lake: Above Average (this is the highest classification)
Klamath River: Wet (this is the highest classification)

Additional Information
Snow Pack Basin-wide percent of Average: 186%
UKL April September 30th Stream Flow Forecast: 820,000 acre-feet @ 50% exceedance
Klamath River Flow Forecast: 793,000 acre-feet @ 70% exceedance
Upper Klamath Lake Level: 4,142.67 feet
Upper Klamath Lake Inflow Seven-day Average: 5,500 cfs
Link River Releases: 4,010 cfs
Keno Releases: 6,040 cfs
Iron Gate Dam Releases: 7,440 cfs
Requirement for Wet Year Type in Biological Opinion: 2,050 cfs
Shasta River Flow: 547 cfs
Scott River Flow: 1,030cfs

Trinity River Basin Extremely Wet Water Year (this is the highest classification)
Trinity River Releases - below Lewiston Dam: 2,180 cfs
Trinity River Flow - at Hoopa Gauge: 14,400 cfs

This document is updated bi-weekly. Please circulate freely.

For more information please visit:


Contact: Rae Olsen, Klamath Basin Area Office, (541) 883-6935, rolsen@mp.usbr.gov




Page Updated: Thursday May 07, 2009 09:14 AM  Pacific

Copyright klamathbasincrisis.org, 2005, All Rights Reserved