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Posted: May 16, 2011  09:22


Kootenai River - Koocanusa Reservoir Update



      

Contact:
Greg Hoffman
Fishery Biologist
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Kootenai River - Libby Dam
406-293-7751 x 255

Major Rachel Honderd
Libby Dam Spill Program Manger
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Seattle District
206-431-7181

May 16, 2011

At 0800 hours MST outflow from Libby Dam was reduced from 20,000 cfs to 16,000 cfs to manage Kootenai River flow and river stage at Bonners Ferry (flood stage is 1764') while a storm system passes through the area.

Current Koocanusa elevation is: 2339.5' (rising) Current Koocanusa inflow is: 29,900 cfs (rising) Current Bonners Ferry stage is: 1761.4'
(rising)






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