Floodwater Release Bulletin

For immediate release: 6/1/11

Floodwater release bulletin
At 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 1:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 746.26 feet. Daily target elevation for June 1 is 744 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, six (6) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 11,736 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 14,070 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 25,806 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 8,388 cfs.


  • Lake Hudson elevation was 621.37 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates are open at Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Four (4) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 26,730 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 27,070 cfs.

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