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Hydromet — Reservoir and Streamflow Data

For additional information about other basins and water temperature and precipitation select below:

AgriMet — Agricultural Weather Data

Regional Water Supply Update

The runoff forecast percentages in the Water Supply Update represent operating forecasts prepared by Reclamation, and may differ in values and timeframes from those published by the National Weather Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service. For official forecasts please contact those agencies.

Lewiston Orchards Irrigation Project Reservoir Storage Reservoir storage in eastern Oregon Reservoir storage in the Boise and Payette Basins Upper Snake River Basins Click on the basin name to view reservoir storage diagrams including daily average streamflows.

NEW image Malheur County and the Bureau of Reclamation
are closing the Malheur County Boat Ramp at Owyhee Reservoir indefinitely due to extremely low water levels creating safety issues. Users wanting to launch water craft are being asked to use the Indian Creek Boat Ramp within the Lake Owyhee State Park located 5 miles south of the Malheur County Boat Ramp.

Check boat ramp elevations>>


Anderson Ranch Dam Operations
Starting June 25, 2014, flows will be at normal mid-summer range of 1,600 cfs. According to the U.S. Forest Service Mountain Home Ranger District, there is debris in many areas below the dam due to runoff areas burned by the late summer wildfires in 2013. Floaters are encouraged to contact the U.S. Forest Service Mountain Home Ranger District for river conditions at (208) 587-7961.

Jackson Lake Operations

5/15/2014 Jackson Lake Operations Meeting PDF 3 mb


River Flow Data from the USGS


Boise, Payette, and eastern Oregon basins:

  • Call (208) 334-9134 for the daily streamflow recording.
  • Email Melissa Jayo at mjayo@usbr.gov.

Upper Snake River Basin:

  • Call (800) 658-5771 for recorded streamflow information.
  • Email John Hildreth at jhildreth@usbr.gov.

Check out the Regional Water Operations site>>


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