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Reduce releases from Gavins Point

by USACED


Reduced releases from Gavins Point to address water supply concerns (UNCLASSIFIED)

 

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

OMAHA, Nebraska - Releases from Gavins Point Dam will be reduced to 27,000 cubic feet per second on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Since increasing releases to 30,000 cfs on Jan. 7, the total storage at Gavins Point Dam has declined by 124,000 acre feet with the pool elevation dropping from 1207.7 feet to 1201.9 feet.

"The pool level fluctuations at Gavins Point Dam have led to concerns that the lower pool level may affect access to water at some municipal water intakes on Lewis and Clark Lake," said John Remus chief of the Missouri River Water Management Division.


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