Floodwater release bulletin

At 11:30 AM on Monday, March 26:
  • Grand Lake elevation was 748.55 feet. Daily target elevation for March 26 is 742 feet.
    At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, seven (7) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 30,292 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
    Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,646 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 41,938 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 12,014 cfs.

 

  • Lake Hudson elevation was 627.52 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam, discharging 37,068 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 21,870 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 58,938 cfs.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 44,174 cfs.

Due to a buoy line breaking at the Robert S. Kerr Dam on Sunday, March 25, the United States Army Corps of Engineers is allowing GRDA to close the two gates at Kerr Dam later today to retreive the broken line for repairs.
 

 

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers is allowing GRDA to close the two open floodgates at the Robert S. Kerr Dam on Monday afternoon to retreive a broken buoy line for repairs.