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 Bureau of Reclamation

Water Data Update August 16, 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: 4140.73 feet

Upper Klamath Lake Inflow Seven-Day Average: 163 cfs

Link River Releases: Fluctuating from 572 to 1,490 cfs

Keno Releases: 702 cfs

Iron Gate Dam Releases: 1,000 cfs

Biological Opinion Requirement: 979

Water Bank Used to Date: 102,835 acre-feet

Shasta River Flow: 40 cfs

Scott River Flow: 14 cfs

Trinity River Basin Normal Water Year

Trinity River Releases below Lewiston Dam: 454 cfs

Trinity River Flow at Hoopa Gauge: 972 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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