31-JUL-2015  09:29:21    US BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
                                    YAKIMA PROJECT
                                SYSTEM STATUS AT 06:00


                  FOREBAY                TOTAL     PERCENT   RESERVOIR RESERVOIR
      RESERVOIR  ELEVATION   CONTENT    CAPACITY   CAPACITY     INFLOW  RELEASES
      --------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                  AF          AF         %         CFS       CFS

      Keechelus   2462.18     49100.     157800.        31.        86.      626.
      Kachess     2242.30    154750.     239000.        65.        55.      655.
      Cle Elum    2169.89    152247.     436900.        35.       146.     2660.
      Bumping     3419.19     25328.      33970.        75.        44.      133.
      Rimrock     2915.32    172236.     198000.        87.       229.      600.
      Clear Creek 3011.37
      TOTALS                 553661.    1065400.        52.       560.     4674.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS

      Kittitas                690.             Yakima River at Easton       544.
      Roza                    639.             Yakima River at Cle Elum    3343.*
      Yakima-Tieton           305.             Teanaway River at Forks       10.*
      Wapato                 1230.             Yakima River near Horlick   3294.
      Sunnyside              1201.             Yakima River near Umtanum   3237.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      4065.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam   1698.*
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell    240.
      Westside                102.             Tieton Rvr near Cnl Hdwks    248.
      Naches-Selah            129.             Naches River near Naches     303.
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER    1324.             Yakima River near Parker     442.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser    349.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     5389.             * = estimated value
      ----------------------------
      Kennewick               173.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  56.
      Roza                   1481. generating with gate tucked and all panels down
      Chandler                414. no generation

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   1157. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS: Storage is 73.6% of average (1981-2010).
      ---------------------
      Please Note: The System went on Storage Control and Pro-rationing on April 15th.                                                                                
      All senior water rights holders will receive a full supply. All junior water rights                                                                                
      holders are currently receiving a 46% supply. All post-1905 water rights holders                                                                                
      MUST BE OFF! Thank you very much.                                                                                
      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 41%, releases from the five are 83% and major canal                                                                                
      diversions are 76% of average. Unregulated flow for the Yakima River nr. Parker for                                                                                
      21% and observed flow is 93% of average.                                                                                  
      Inflow to the five reservoirs for the water year to date is 1410KAF, or 90% and                                                                                
      releases from the five is 1235KAF, or 112% of average.  Unregulated flow for the                                                                                
      Yakima River nr. Parker for the same period is 2647KAF, or 86% and observed flow is                                                                                
      1547KAF, or 102% of average. Major canal diversions for the period April 1st - July
      30th is 802KAF, or 81% of average. 
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for July to date is 0.30 inches, or 7.4% of 
      the month's average.  Precipitation for the period October 1st - July 30th is 
      183.83 inches, or 84.6% of average.
      A Red Flag warning has been isssued for Snoqualmie Pass for now until 10pm Saturday.
      Sunny in the mountain passes today with highs in the mid 80's. Clear tonight with 
      lows 51 to 58. Sunny on Saturday with highs in the low 80's.
      A Hear Advisory has been issued for the Yakima Valley for now until 9pm Saturday.
      (See the Weather Service website for details). Sunny and hot in valley today with a 
      high near 102. Mostly clear tonight with a low around 61. Sunny and hot on Saturday 
      with a high near 101. 
      Yakima Tieton ID will add 5cfs, Kittitas RD will add 25cfs and Kennewick ID will be 
      cut about 5-10cfs. 
      Reservoir releases will continue to be adjusted to meet demand.
      For further information contact the River Operator at 509-575-5848, ext: 227, or 
      All water users MUST notify the river Operator at the above number at least 48 hours
      prior to ANY diversion change. Thank you very much!
      Next River Operations Meeting next Monday, August 3rd at 10:30 in the YFO.
      Have a fantastic Friday!!!!!

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