2017 Long Falls Dam releases for the Dead River

Here are the high water release dates for the 2017 season from Brookfield Renewable Energy who operates the dam.  Listing with a (+) next to them depends on the spring refill and forecast. Water sources are from Long Falls Dam and inflow from Spencer Stream.  Listing with a (*) next to them indicate Long Falls Dam releases occur as necessary to provide flows directly below Spencer Stream.  All releases from Long Falls Dam stop at 1 pm.

May 13th – 7,000 cfs +
May 20th – 7,000 cfs +
May 28th – 5,500 cfs
June 3rd  – 5,500 cfs *
June 10th  – 3,500 cfs *
September 3rd – 5,500 cfs *
September 16th – 3,500 cfs *
October  7th – 6,000 cfs

Please note that these flow levels may change without notice based on license requirements or water levels.

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