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Dead River Releases - The Forks,ME

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This river is primarily dam controlled, although it usually runs after periods of heavy rain. The two USGS gages on the Dead River were retired years ago. Remains of the [outside visible] staff gages however still exist, and they can be used to verify water levels. There is a gage on Spencer Stream near the put-in.

Scheduled Releases
Dam-controlled: min 1200 cfs (quite bony); at about 2400 cfs, the rocks get more padded and the water, more fun. For release levels call 1-800-557-FLOW; select "Kennebec" and "Flagstaff" to get the flow from Long Falls Dam (Flagstaff Lake), or call FPL Energy at 207-795-1342.


Updated: 2016-05-27 12:05:14

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EventLocationDate/TimeRelease
  Dead River Releases The Forks,ME 10/01/16 09:00 am -1:00 pm est
full open to 6000 cfs
  (iCal)  
Mark Lacroix
Thornton, NH



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