26-AUG-2016  07:56:52    US BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
                                    YAKIMA PROJECT
                                SYSTEM STATUS AT 06:00

                  FOREBAY                TOTAL     PERCENT   RESERVOIR RESERVOIR
      RESERVOIR  ELEVATION   CONTENT    CAPACITY   CAPACITY     INFLOW  RELEASES
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                       FB         AF          AF         %         CFS       CFS
      Keechelus   2453.43     36892.     157800.        23.       114.      698.
      Kachess     2248.90    181730.     239000.        76.        92.      685.
      Cle Elum    2154.78    104720.     436900.        24.       180.     2560.
      Bumping     3415.50     21200.      33970.        62.        56.      213.
      Rimrock     2909.19    158438.     198000.        80.       236.     1006.
      Clear Cr    3011.33
      TOTALS                 502980.    1065400.        47.       678.     5161.

      IRRIGATION DIVERSIONS                    RIVER FLOWS
      ---------------------    CFS             -----------                  CFS
      Kittitas               1085.
      Roza                    928.             Yakima River at Easton       341.
      Yakima-Tieton           263.             Teanaway River at Forks       12.
      Wapato                 1723.             Yakima River near Horlick   2991.
      Sunnyside              1213.             Yakima River near Umtanum   3392.
      MAJOR USERS TOTAL      5212.             Yakima River blw Roza Dam   1643.
                                               Naches River nr. Clf'Dell    320.
      Westside                 93.             Tieton Rvr belw Cnl Hdwks    738.
      Naches-Selah            128.             Naches River near Naches     705.
      OTHERS ABOVE PARKER    1242.             Yakima River near Parker     359.
                                               Yakima River near Prosser    475.
      TOTAL ABOVE PARKER     6454.
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      Kennewick               257.

      OTHER CANAL DIVERSIONS
      Wapatox                  57.
      Roza at Headworks      1604.  Generating 7.7 MW, all panels down.
      Chandler               1007.  Generating 2.5 MW.

      UNREGULATED TRIBUTARY & RETURN FLOW ABOVE PARKER     -  -   1652. CFS

      OPERATIONAL COMMENTS:  Storage is 96.3% of average (1981, 2010).
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      Inflow to the five reservoirs is 79% and releases from the five is 106% of 
      average.  Major canal diversions is 106% of average.  Unregulated flow for the 
      Yakima R nr Parker is 83% and regulated flow is 81% of average.
      Inflow to the five reservoirs for the Water Year to date (Oct. 01 to Aug. 25) 
      is 2022KAF, or 126% of average and releases from the five is 1685KAF, or 122% 
      of average.  Unregulated flow for the Yakima R nr Parker for the same period is
      4193KAF, or 133% of average and regulated flow is 2502KAF, or 162% of average.
      Precipitation at the five reservoirs for Aug. to date is .45 inches, or 18% of
      average and 14% of the months average.  Precipitation for the Water Year to date
      is 248.22 inches, or 113% of average.  
      The mountians will be sunny.  Highs in the 80's.  The valleys will be sunny, 
      highs in the 90's.  South wind 5-10 MPH.  
      For the complete forecast go to http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pdt/.
      Roza Canal will cut 35 CFS and Sunnyside Canal will cut 30 CFS.
      Reservoir releases will be adjusted to meet system demands.
      Irrigation diversion changes must be coordinated with the YFO, please allow 
      48 hours advance notice.  Thank You!
      For further information contact the River Operator at 509-575-5848, ext. 219, 
      or click on the link below to visit our homepage. 
      The next River Operations meeting is September 1 at 1:30 pm at the YFO.
      Have a great day!!!!!:>)

 
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      
                                                                                      


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