Visit https://www.mnpower.com/Environment/WaterTable and look at Thomson Dam for current flow.
Call (after 7AM each day) 1-800-582-8529 or (218)720-2777 to get the flow info through the two dams. The Scanlon and Thompson flows are the last 2 on the message.
Generally the lower will flow at a minimum of 650 cfs until about June 1. Additional releases are typically scheduled one or two weekends each in June, July, and August, subject to in-flow constraints) at flows typically on the order of 475-1000 cfs.
Section down to Swinging Bridge is marginally runnable at 'fish flow' of 350 cfs which is virtually always present.
Min and Max figures reflect flows desirable for running the entire reach. Higher flows are paddleable with discretion.
|ST. LOUIS RIVER AT SCANLON, MN|
|usgs-04024000||3000 - 4500 cfs||II-III||00h48m||~ 971 cfs (too low)|
|Likely 'fish flow' of 350 cfs.|
After 7AM each day, call 1-800-582-8529 or 218-720-2777 to get actual flow info. (Gauge upstream of dam. Penstock/turbine capacity reportedly 3000 cfs.)
Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.
|St. Louis [MN]||Fin Falls||n/a||Rob|
|6y222d21h20m||/St. Louis-C) CR210 to Oldenburg Point [MN]||The Beak||a good level||Jonathan Sisley|
|6y222d21h27m||/St. Louis-C) CR210 to Oldenburg Point [MN]||Fin Falls||a good level||Jonathan Sisley|
|6y222d21h29m||/St. Louis-C) CR210 to Oldenburg Point [MN]||Slot Machine||high runnable||Jonathan Sisley|
|6y222d21h34m||/St. Louis-C) CR210 to Oldenburg Point [MN]||Fin Falls||2000 cfs||Jonathan Sisley|
|9y4d11h31m||/St. Louis-C) CR210 to Oldenburg Point [MN]||Running Left Slot||600 cfs||Dave Jergenson|