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  • 22-020 Dry conditions expected in the Boise River system

    BOISE, Idaho – A lower-than-normal water supply in the Boise River basin is prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to conserve as much water as possible until the beginning of the irrigation season. Therefore, flows from Lucky Peak Dam will continue to be at minimum releases of 220 cubic feet per second (cfs) until the start of irrigation season, which expected to start later in April.
  • 21-038 Lucky Peak Reservoir pool lowering early to meet irrigation demands

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will begin lowering the pool elevation of Lucky Peak Reservoir on Friday, July 23 to meet irrigation demand. This drawdown is earlier than previous years due to extremely dry and hot weather conditions and below normal runoff.
  • 21-018 JOINT RELEASE: Federal agencies increase Boise River flows for irrigation season

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will gradually increase Boise River flows through the City of Boise from approximately 250 to 500 cubic feet per second (cfs), beginning April 7 through April 15, to meet initial irrigation diversions.
  • 19-032 Boise River flows will increase this week

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will continue to increase flows through the City of Boise. Currently, Boise River flows through town are about 1,200 cubic-feet-per-second (cfs) and will increase by 500 cfs throughout today, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge. Flows will increase by another 500 cfs daily, on Wednesday, April 10, Thursday, April 11, and Friday, April 12, incrementally reaching approximately 3,200 cfs by late-Friday evening.
  • 19-030 Corps, Reclamation set to increase Boise River flows to 1,600 cfs on Tuesday

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation plan to increase Boise River flows through the City of Boise on Tuesday morning, April 9, 2019, from approximately 1,100 to 1,600 cubic feet per second (cfs), as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge
  • 19-020 Corps, Reclamation set to reduce Boise River flows to 1,400 cfs on Monday

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation plan to reduce Boise River flows through the City of Boise on Monday morning, March 18, 2019, from approximately 1,900 to 1,400 cubic feet per second (cfs), as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge.
  • 19-019 Boise River flows set to increase Monday

    BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will increase Boise River flows through the City of Boise from approximately 1,680 to 2,180 cubic feet per second (cfs), on Monday, March 11, 2019.