Floodwater Release Bulletin

Apr 01, 2019

For Immediate Release: 3/18/19

At 9:30AM on Monday, March 18:
• Grand Lake elevation was 745.40 feet. Daily target elevation for March 18 is 742 feet.
• At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 8,167 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
• Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,319 cfs of water through generation.
• Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 21,486 cfs.
• Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 13,552 cfs.
• Lake Hudson elevation was 619.67 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
• No floodgates were open at Robert S. Kerr Dam.
• Four units were online at the Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse, releasing 31,590 cfs of water through generation.
• Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 21,630 cfs.
Currently, the Corps plan is to begin cutting back on discharge levels on Tuesday, March 19.

Contact: Justin Alberty
GRDA Vice President of Corporate Communications