American Whitewater negotiated real-time flow information with PG&E and for several years provided it through a web interface (AW Feather gauge). Via a new agreement reached in 2007 releases are scheduled for both Saturdays and Sundays generally on the fourth weekend of the month, June through September in Wet/ Normal years and July through September in Dry years. The flows shall be increased Saturday morning at the 400 cfs/hr ramp rate and by 9:00 a.m. be at the higher boating flow. The flows shall be held at that level until about 3 p.m. that same day when flows shall be decreased at the 150 cfs/hr ramp rate to the lower flow and held at that flow until Sunday afternoon at about 2:00 p.m. when flows shall be reduced at 150 cfs/hr to the monthly base flow. Flow levels are in the table below.
Rock Creek Reach Minimum River Flow and Boating Flow
Third 5-Year Flow Period - Wet/Normal Water Year
|Season||Month||Base Flow (cfs)||Boating Flow (cfs)|
Since August 1, 2013, PG&E is using CDEC to report flows in this reach. See:
F57 - NF FEATHER R BL ROCK CREEK DIV DAM
USGS Schematic North Fork Feather River Basin.pdf
|FEATHER R BL ROCK CREEK DIV DAM|
|cdec-F57||250 - 2000 cfs||III-V||03h08m||178 cfs (too low)|
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