Boulder City, Nev.
Released On: January 20, 2010
At Parker Dam, north of Parker, Arizona, releases have been reduced to approximately 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). This level of release is expected to continue into the weekend. Average daily releases from Parker Dam have been ranging between 4,000 and 6,000 cfs over the past few weeks.
Releases at Davis Dam, north of Laughlin, Nevada, will be reduced to approximately 4,500 cfs beginning this evening and will continue until early Sunday morning (January 24th). Average daily releases are expected to return to 9,500 cfs or higher at that time. Depending on weather patterns, however, the lower releases may continue beyond Sunday.
Additional reductions may be required based on changing rainfall projections from forecasted Pacific storms.
Daily and hourly information on releases from Reclamation's Colorado River dams is available on Reclamation's web site at http://www.usbr.gov/lc/riverops.html.
Davis and Parker Dams projected three-day hourly releases are available at: http://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g4000/hourly/MsuWebPageReport.html .
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