Reservoir Reading July 3, 2015
Gauge Reading: 16.10 or 23,370 a.f.
Percent in the Dam: 12 %
Precipitation for the Month: .0″
Precipitation beginning Oct.-Today: 8.06″
The river flow is currently: 83 cfs
The Board allotted an additional .015 af per share, making a total of .385 af per share.
There was enough interest for a late run in September, with weather permitting. Order dates will be determined at a later date. Water will continue to be delivered until orders drop below 65′.
Water delivery for today is 136.25 cfs. Orders for Saturday will be 125.75 cfs. Water will continue to be delivered until the orders drop below 65′. At that time, the gates will be closed at 5:00 pm.
Orders for the month of July will be on EVEN days.
Remember, you can only hold over one-half of what you were allotted for the season.
|Twin Falls Soil & Water Conservation District Salmon Falls Reservoir Storage Allotment||Updated April 8, 2015|
|Note: Allotment formula is based on March 31 reservoir storage and April 1 – September 30 forecasts.||Based on NRCS April 1 Streamflow Forecasts|
|Note: Zero runoff is entered in 10% Fcst to see allocation based on water in dam|
|Chance of Exceedance Streamflow Forecasts|
|Inflow Forecast, April 1-September 30, acre-feet||13600||21000||28000||35000||0|
|Storage in Dam, March 31, acre-feet||34100||34100||34100||34100||34100||34100|
|Total Storage (Inflow Forecast + Storage)||47700||55100||62100||69100||34100|
|Less Dead Storage in Reservoir (5000 A-F)||5000||42700||50100||57100||64100||29100|
|Projected Reservoir Loss of 20%||0.20||8540||10020||11420||12820||5820|
|In Dam, Available for Delivery||34160||40080||45680||51280||23280|
|Projected & Observed Delivery Efficiency: 2010 56.0% 2009 59.8% 2008 55% 2007 59.4% 2006 65.3% 2005 59.4% 2013 53% 2014 48%||0.48||16397||19238||21926||24614||11174|
|Less Water for Callen||485||485||485||485||485||485|
|Less Individual Storage Carryover||988||988||988||988||988||988|
|Water to be Delivered Over the Weir||14924||17765||20453||23141||9701|
|Divided by Total Shares||60050.65||0.249||0.296||0.341||0.385||0.162|
|Allotment if ‘Individual Storage Carryover’ is not subtracted from ‘In Dam, Available for Delivery’||0.265||0.312||0.357||0.402||0.178|
The 2015 Assessment was set at $ 11.75 plus $1.00 for pipeline improvements, making a total of $ 12.75 per share. This is an increase of $.50 per share for the pipeline improvement fund from 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 2015 are Greg Rambo, Karl Joslin, Everett Messner, Jon McGregor, and Lance Griff.
Canal Office Phone # 208-655-4220 Fax # 208-655-4288 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours are 7:30am – 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday.