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Posted 5/20/2017

Release no. 17-092

Laurie Driver

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

At 2 p.m., 17 spillway gates will open one-half foot each releasing about 9,000 cubic feet per second. 

The five operating hydropower turbines will remain at full capacity.  Three units are offline for maintenance. The total hydropower turbines releases will be about 14,000 c.f.s.

The total release of spillway gates and hydropower turbines will be about 23,000 c.f.s.

Daily lake information can be obtained at or the Corps’ mobile App which can be found in mobile App stores by searching for USACE Little Rock.