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Posted 5/15/2017

Release no. 17-087


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Laurie Driver
501-324-5551

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will begin spillway releases at noon today from Bull Shoals Dam.

At noon, three spillway gates will open 1 foot each releasing about 3,230 cubic feet per second. 

At 2 p.m., two additional gates will be opened 1 foot each for a total spillway release of 5,380 c.f.s.

The five hydropower turbines will remain at full capacity.  Three units are offline for maintenance. The total release of spillway gates and hydropower turbines will be about 18,000 c.f.s.

Daily lake information can be obtained at www.swl-wc.usace.army.mil or the Corps’ mobile App which can be found in mobile App stores by searching for USACE Little Rock.