Lower Colorado River Operations

Current Conditions

Hourly Conditions
Present Day
Past 4 Days

Daily Reservoir Conditions
Current Month
Past Months

Other Operational Data


Climate & Weather Data

Projected Operations

Real-Time Operations Outlook (updated hourly)
River Operations Schedule

Hourly Schedules (updated daily)
Davis Dam & Parker Dam
Headgate Rock Dam

10-Day Lake Mead Outlook (updated daily)
Daily Elevation Projections

Operations Outlook (updated weekly)
River Operations Schedule
Lake Mead/Hoover Dam
Lake Mohave/Davis Dam
Lake Havasu/Parker Dam

2-Year Projected Operations
24-Month Study Current (updated monthly)
24-Month Study Archives (2010 to present)

Lake Powell and Lake Mead 5-Year Projected Conditions
Current Projections (updated April 2018)

Historical Data

Final Data Reports
Stream Flow Records

Historical Reservoir Levels (updated monthly)
Lake Mead
Lake Mohave
Lake Havasu

Lake Mead High/Low Elevation Graphs
Line graph with text data
Bar graph with text data

Historical Flow Below Hoover Dam (graphs)
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Ongoing Programs & Activities

Pilot System Conservation Program

Colorado River Basin Water Supply & Demand Study

Climate Research & Development in the Colorado River Basin

Colorado River Interim Guidelines for Lower Basin Shortages & Coordinated Operations for Lake Powell & Lake Mead

Colorado River Basin Natural Flow & Salt Data

Open Water Data Initiative (OWDI) Colorado River Basin Drought Visualization

Supply, Accounting, & Contracting

Water Supply

Water Accounting
Forecasted Water Use
Actual Water Use

Water Contracting
Water Entitlements & Contracts Information

Annual Operating Plans

AOP for the Upcoming Year
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AOP for the Current Year
2018 AOP

AOPs for Previous Years
Archives (1970 to present)

General Info & Links

Supporting Documents
Lake Mead Information
Recreational Information
Additional Links

Please contact the Water Operations Control Center via e-mail at bcoowaterops@usbr.gov or via phone at (702) 293-8373 for additional questions or information.

Last Updated: 09MAY2018