Reservoir Reading September 15, 2016
Gauge Reading: 21.30 or 32,255 a.f.
Percent in the Dam: 17%
Precipitation for the Month: .30“
Precipitation beginning Oct.-Today: 12.18″
The river flow is currently: 39 cfs.
The gates at the dam closed Wednesday night at 5:00pm.
The Board of Directors have set a new allotment .01 making a total of 1.00 af per share.
The Board discussed a late run. Orders for a late run will be taken Sept. 27 for 29th delivery. The total of the orders must be above 65′ in order to come back on again.
Orders for September and October will be on ODD days. Remember you can only carry over half of what was allotted for this year.
The next Monthly Board meeting will be Monday, October 3, 2016 at 11:00 at the company office. IF you want to be on the Agenda, please let the office know ahead of time.
At the water forecast meeting, NRCS made the prediction as follows: 90% chance of receiving .753 af per share, 70% chance of receiving .860 af per share, 50% chance of receiving .938 af per share, 30% chance of receiving 1.01 af per share and 10% chance of receiving a full allotment of 1.167.
The 2016 Assessment was set at $ 11.75 plus $1.00 for pipeline improvements, making a total of $ 12.75 per share. This is the same as last year.
The Canal Company has installed two gauge stations. One is located at the platform, so the gauge at the dam will be read every 15 minutes automatically on a graph and the other is located at the bridge crossing, before the tunnel, when water is being delivered. The Gauge Reading website: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv?cb_00065=on&cb_70969=on&format=gif_default&period=1&begin_date=2014-03-19&end_date=2014-03-26&site_no=13106500
Rock-Cut website : http://waterdata.usgs.gov/id/nwis/uv/?site_no=13106000&PARAmeter_cd=00060,00060,00010. This site only records when we are delivering water.
The Board Members for 2016 are Mike Courtnay, Karl Joslin, Everett Messner, Jon McGregor, and Lance Griff.
Canal Office Phone # 208-655-4220 Fax # 208-655-4288 or email@example.com
Office Hours are 7:30am – 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday.