Information below was updated on 6/17/2019.
*Notice: Anticipated flows are always preliminary and are provided for informational purposes only. Flows are subject to real-time changes in weather and runoff conditions, and operations related to hydroelectric generation, flood control, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license requirements. This data is not intended to be used for flood forecasting. Storm runoff can produce extremely cold and variable flow releases below Englebright Reservoir. Flows can range from the minimum flow requirement to thousands or 10s of thousands cubic feet per second and change rapidly. Be prepared for sudden flow changes when recreating on the lower Yuba River or avoid the river altogether for your safety. Additional information can be viewed online.
Total releases from Englebright Reservoir will continue to trend down to around 4,000 cfs the weekend of June 22 at which point Englebright Reservoir is project to stop. Releases from Englebright will continue to decrease to approximately 2600 cfs in early July. Flows in the lower Yuba River are managed to comply with license and flow requirements. Flows can change swiftly and suddenly, so be prepared when recreating on the lower Yuba River or avoid the river for your safety.
During this time of the year, flood control operations may require higher or lower releases. New Bullards Bar Reservoir topped out at 1955.24 on June 7. In July total releases from Englebright will decrease to about 2600 cfs and are projected to hold in that range until the last part of August. Flows can change swiftly and suddenly, so be prepared when recreating on the lower Yuba River or avoid the river for your safety.
*Reservoir elevations, storage and flood space data are based on midnight values, and flows are averages from the previous day.