Lake and Flow News - Latest Email Message
Flow Release Information as of Nov. 17, 2014
No change from last week.
The lake drawdowns of Hamilton and Catherine are now complete. Here are the winter target and operating ranges:
Lake Hamilton Target is 396.70
Lake Hamilton High level is 397.20
Lake Hamilton Low level is 396.20
Lake Catherine Target is 301.00
Lake Catherine High level is 302.00
Lake Catherine Low level is 300.00
Blakely Mountain Dam is releasing about 250 CFS from the flood tunnel. This release will continue until sometime in February. Carpenter Dam will release for a few short hours every few days as needed to maintain the level of Lake Catherine. Remmel Dam will be releasing only the minimum flow of about 200 CFS.
DeGray is also only releasing the minimum flow of about 150 CFS.
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For more lake and shoreline information, contact: Kimberly Bogart or 501.844.2116.
For more flow release information, contact: Ted Smethers or 501-844-2148.
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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.