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Posted June 24, 2016

Toledo Bend Project Joint Committee Meeting

The Toledo Bend Project Joint Operating Board will meet on June 28, 2016, at 10:30 AM (local time) at the Texas Damsite Office, 450 Spur 135, Burkeville, Texas.

See the Complete Meeting Notice at the Texas Secretary of State Open Records Query (includes location of meeting and agenda).

Posted June 23, 2016

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #4

DATE:   _6-23-16_

TIME:      1100 hrs.             

RESERVOIR ELEV:     _172.35  FT. MSL

TOLEDO BEND WATER RELEASES HAVE BEEN  INCREASED  BY _6,720_CFS 

CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

5

1

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

RUNNING 24 HRS.

2

DOWN FOR REPAIR

 

TOTAL RELEASES   __ 11,864 CFS

 

Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website:         National Weather Service Lake Charles.

Also, from the USGS at the following website:         USGS Water Data for Texas.

 

Posted June 21, 2016

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #3

DATE:   _6-21-16_

TIME:      1330 hrs.             

RESERVOIR ELEV:     _172.24  FT. MSL

TOLEDO BEND WATER RELEASES HAVE BEEN  INCREASED  BY _5,000_CFS 

CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

5

1

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

DOWN

2

DOWN FOR REPAIR

 

TOTAL RELEASES   __ 5,174 CFS

 

In order to comply with NERC/SERC testing requirements, Unit 1 has been shut down. Spillway gates will be operated as necessary to maintain suitable reservoir elevations. Spillway releases will be discontinued Tuesday, June 21, 2016, during the day to allow for reading of instruments on the spillway apron and will resume later in the day when the readings have been completed.

 

Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website:         National Weather Service Lake Charles.

Also, from the USGS at the following website:         USGS Water Data for Texas.

 

 

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #2

DATE:   _6-21-16_

TIME:      645 hrs.             

RESERVOIR ELEV:     _172.23  FT. MSL

TOLEDO BEND WATER RELEASES HAVE BEEN  DECREASED  BY _5,000_CFS 

CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

CLOSED

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

DOWN

2

DOWN FOR REPAIR

 

TOTAL RELEASES   __ 174 CFS

 

In order to comply with NERC/SERC testing requirements, Unit 1 has been shut down. Spillway gates will be operated as necessary to maintain suitable reservoir elevations. Spillway releases will be discontinued Tuesday, June 21, 2016, during the day to allow for reading of instruments on the spillway apron and will resume later in the day when the readings have been completed.

 

Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website:         National Weather Service Lake Charles.

Also, from the USGS at the following website:         USGS Water Data for Texas.

 

Posted June 20, 2016

 

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #1

DATE:   _6-20-16_

TIME:      1200 hrs.             

RESERVOIR ELEV:     _172.20  FT. MSL

TOLEDO BEND WATER RELEASES HAVE BEEN  INCREASED  BY _5,000_CFS 

CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

5

1

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

DOWN

2

DOWN FOR REPAIR

 

TOTAL RELEASES   __ 5174 CFS

 

In order to comply with NERC/SERC testing requirements, Unit 1 has been shut down. Spillway gates will be operated as necessary to maintain suitable reservoir elevations. Spillway releases will be discontinued Tuesday, June 21, 2016, during the day to allow for reading of instruments on the spillway apron and will resume later in the day when the readings have been completed.

 

Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website:         National Weather Service Lake Charles.

Also, from the USGS at the following website:         USGS Water Data for Texas.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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