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Lake and Flow News - Latest Email Message

Flow Release Plans as of March 24, 2015

Blakely is currently releasing about 9,500 CFS and this is being matched by the downstream Carpenter and Remmel Dams. Lake Ouachita is still up into the flood pool but should drop out in the next few days unless we get more rain. Once Ouachita is out of the flood pool, flow releases will be reduced to about 3600 CFS, which will be matched by Carpenter and Remmel. We will continue at this release into next week.

Tonight only, the flow releases from Blakely and Carpenter will be reduced from about 6 PM to 10 PM to accommodate the AGFC Fish Shocking program. At 10 PM flow releases will resume as before.

DeGray is releasing about 3000 CFS and the lake out of the flood pool.

The Hydro offices in Jones Mill are closed to visitation due to construction work being performed on site. Please call to make arrangements to meet with any of our personnel.


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(You can hear this message recorded at 501-844-2125.)

For more lake and shoreline information, contact: Kimberly Bogart or 501.844.2116.
For more flow release information, contact: Ted Smethers or 501-844-2125.

We draft two to three editions of the “Life on the Lakes” newsletter and all editions are available through our website, but we currently only mail out the Summer Edition typically in May of each year. You can find the latest copy on the Entergy Hydro Operations entergy.com/hydro website. If you live on the lake and are not receiving our newsletter, send an email to Kimberly Bogart with your name and mailing address.

Disclaimer: This message was provided as a public service by Entergy Arkansas, Inc. There is no guarantee that actual releases or lake level projections will occur as described. We do our best to plan our operations and to accurately communicate those plans, however system conditions are subject to change at a moment's notice and we may not always be available to communicate those changes in a timely fashion.