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Water Data Update July 6, 2005

Water Year Type

Upper Klamath Lake: Below Average

Klamath River: Below Average

Additional Information

Snow Pack: 0

UKL April September Stream Flow Forecast: 383,000 acre-feet @ 50% exceedance

Klamath River Flow Forecast: 366,000 acre-feet @ 70% exceedance

Upper Klamath Lake Level: 4,142.5 feet

Upper Klamath Lake Inflow Seven-day Average: 406 cfs

Link River Releases: 644 cfs

Keno Releases: 572 cfs

Iron Gate Dam Releases: 930 cfs

Biological Opinion Requirement: 736 cfs (with Water Bank = 900 cfs)

Water Bank Used to Date: 94,322 Acre-Feet

Shasta River Flow: 40 cfs

Scott River Flow: 152 cfs

Trinity River Basin Normal Water Year

Trinity River Releases - below Lewiston Dam: 2,110 cfs

Trinity River Flow - at Hoopa Gauge: 3,950 cfs


As it changes throughout the water year, but at least bi-weekly, this information will be updated. Please circulate freely.

For more information please visit:


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






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