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Posted January 16, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #11

AS OF TIME:    1345 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.09 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 11,000 cfs TO 5,000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

5

1

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6300 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6610 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

5000

GENERATORS

12910

            TOTAL

17910

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

 

Posted January 10, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #10

AS OF TIME:    1600 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.38 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 22,000 cfs TO 11,000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

1

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 7065 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6420 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

11000

GENERATORS

13485

            TOTAL

24485

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted January 9, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #9

AS OF TIME:    0630 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.62 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 33,000 cfs TO 22,000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

2

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6750 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6650 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

22000

GENERATORS

13400

            TOTAL

35400

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted January 6, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #8

AS OF TIME:    2000 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     173.05 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 44,000 cfs TO 33,000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

3

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6750 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6650 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

33000

GENERATORS

13400

            TOTAL

46400

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted January 3, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #7

AS OF TIME:    0330 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     173.32 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 33,000 cfs TO 44,000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

4

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6750 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6650 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

44000

GENERATORS

13400

            TOTAL

57400

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted January 2, 2019

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #6

AS OF TIME:    1400 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     173.10 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 22,000 cfs TO 33,000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

3

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6750 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6650 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

33000

GENERATORS

13400

            TOTAL

46400

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted December 29, 2018

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #5

AS OF TIME:    0015 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.90 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 11000 cfs TO 22000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

11

2

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6209 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6381 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

22000

GENERATORS

12590

            TOTAL

34590

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted December 28, 2018

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #4

AS OF TIME:    0715 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.70 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 5000 cfs TO 11000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

7

1

 2

 2

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6209 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6381 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

11000

GENERATORS

12590

            TOTAL

23590

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted December 20, 2018

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #3

AS OF TIME:    1815 hrs         

RESERVOIR ELEV:     172.57 FT. MSL

SPILLWAY RELEASES HAVE CHANGED FROM 150 cfs TO 5000 cfs 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GUIDE FOR SPILLWAY GATE OPERATIONS IN THE LICENSE APPROVED BY FERC FOR TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

SPILLWAY GATES

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

5

1

 

 

GENERATORS

Generator #

Current Status

1

24 hrs at 6070 cfs

2

24 hrs at 6197 cfs

TOTAL RELEASES  

 

 (CFS)

 

 

SPILLWAY

5000

GENERATORS

12267

            TOTAL

17267

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted December 20, 2018

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #2

Persons having interests in the Sabine River Basin below the reservoir are hereby advised that on Thursday, December 20, 2018  at 1515 hours, the reservoir elevation was 172.49 ft. MSL.  Currently, both generators are operating 24 hours per day.

Inflow information from the National Weather Service Forecast Center is currently being monitored. Should the reservoir continue to rise, spillway gates may have to be opened.  Releases through the spillway gates will be made in accordance with the Toledo Bend Spillway Operating Guide as approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Toledo Bend Reservoir is not a flood control reservoir and can experience significant rises in elevation in a short time span. The Sabine River Authority of Texas and the Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana emphasize the importance of keeping informed and staying safe during a rain event.

Interested persons should monitor current river and reservoir levels since the Sabine River could reach flood stage and evacuation of persons, animals and property may become necessary.

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com, www.sratx.org, or www.setexasrain.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.

Posted December 19, 2018

Toledo Bend Reservoir Water Releases - Advisory #1

Persons having interests in the Sabine River Basin below the reservoir are hereby advised that on Wednesday, December 19, 2018  at 0730 hours, the reservoir elevation was 172.34 ft. MSL.  Currently, both generators are operating 24 hours per day.

Inflow information from the National Weather Service Forecast Center is currently being monitored. Should the reservoir continue to rise, spillway gates may have to be opened.  Releases through the spillway gates will be made in accordance with the Toledo Bend Spillway Operating Guide as approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Toledo Bend Reservoir is not a flood control reservoir and can experience significant rises in elevation in a short time span. The Sabine River Authority of Texas and the Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana emphasize the importance of keeping informed and staying safe during a rain event.

Interested persons should monitor current river and reservoir levels since the Sabine River could reach flood stage and evacuation of persons, animals and property may become necessary.

Up-to-date reservoir elevations and releases as well as links to specific river gauges may be obtained from SRA’s websites: www.srala-toledo.com or www.sratx.org.  Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/wgrfc and from the USGS at the following website: http://tx.waterdata.usgs.gov.


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