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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ratagonia, Mar 18, 2019.

  1. ratagonia

    ratagonia

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    Seems like GCPBA keeps current flow data on their front page: http://gcpba.org/

    As of March 18, that is:

    Grand Canyon Colorado River Flows - March & April

    This is a February 28, 2019, update from Heather Patno at Glen Canyon Dam.
    The release volume from Glen Canyon Dam for March, 2019, will be 790,000 acre-feet. Hourly releases during weekdays in March, 2019, will fluctuate from a low of approximately 8,500 cfs during the early morning hours to a high of 15,700 cfs during the afternoon and evening hours.

    The anticipated release volume for April, 2019, is 690,000 acre-feet. This will be confirmed with a subsequent notification toward the end of March. (end quote)

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    These flows are higher than has been "normal" in the last couple of years. Packrafters and Pool Toy floaters take note!
  2. zul

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    Not many things get me more excited than Glen Dam release information.

    However, in that .org link, I have found the answer to a decade long question: To drain water or not to drain water from the cooler. DO NOT DRAIN, PEOPLE!!!

    Thanks Tom!!!
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