South Fork American River release schedule

SMUD and PG&E; agreed to supply predictable recreational releases from Chili Bar Dam on the South Fork of the American River through 2007, even though formal agreements are not yet in place. These releases will ensure whitewater paddlers of flows of 1300 cfs on the Chili Bar run, from 9 a.m. through noon, on Saturdays and Sundays through December, 2007. During the week, there may or may not be boatable flows, depending on power needs and maintenance schedules.

Visit Dreamflows for a chart of the expected releases.