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 Bureau of Reclamation

Water Data Update May 2, 2006

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

Additional Information
Snow Pack Basin-wide percent of Average: 174%
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: 4,143.26 feet
Upper Klamath Lake Inflow Seven-day Average: 4,236 cfs
Link River Releases: 3,580 cfs
Keno Releases: 4,520 cfs
Iron Gate Dam Releases: 5,700 cfs
Requirement for Wet Year Type in Biological Opinion: 2,050 cfs
Shasta River Flow: 354 cfs
Scott River Flow: 2,390 cfs
Trinity River Basin Extremely Wet Water Year (this is the highest flow classification)
Trinity River Releases - below Lewiston Dam: 3,140 cfs
Trinity River Flow - at Hoopa Gauge: 13,900 cfs

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

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




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