The next update will be about Wednesday, November 15, 2017, for conditions on October 31, 2017.
The Executive Update of Hydrologic Conditions can be found at: The Department of Water Resources has released the Draft Flood Emergency Response Projects - Statewide Grant Round 3 Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for a 30-day public review and comment period.
A synopsis of statewide water conditions has been updated on CDEC as of September 30, 2017.
This product is updated mid-month, for conditions at the beginning of the month.
These weather conditions have allowed the Department of Water Resources' (DWR) Oroville Emergency Response team to make tremendous progress removing approximately 650,000 cubic yards of debris from the Diversion Pool channel.
The lake level will likely reach 860 feet later tonight.
Based on forecasted weather conditions, reservoir inflows, and the reoperation of the Hyatt Powerplant, DWR will delay the release of water over the Flood Control Spillway until approximately March 17.
Inflows are approximately 15,000 to 20,000 cfs which has resulted in the lake rising from 857.4 feet to 858.8 feet elevation in the last 24 hours.
Oroville, California - The Department of Water Resources (DWR) continues to increase flows to the Feather River.
With inflows ranging from approximately 14,000 to 20,000 cubic feet per second (cfs), Lake Oroville has risen to 861.5 feet elevation.
A third Hyatt Powerplant unit was started yesterday, March 7 at 6pm allowing for a total flow of 5,330 cfs.