ROGERS, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District began a spillway release at noon today from Beaver Dam.
The seven spillway gates were opened one-half foot releasing 3,700 cubic feet per second in addition to the 8,500 c.f.s. being released through the turbine generators. The total release is 12,200 c.f.s. The lake is cresting today at 1,129.1 feet above sea level.
Future rainfall may cause the Corps to adjust releases at Beaver Lake.
Lake elevation forecasts can be found at the Little Rock District water management website: http://www.swl-wc.usace.army.mil/pages/reports/remote/lakfcst.htm.
Please use caution when boating and fishing below the Beaver Dam while water releases are in effect. For more information, contact the Beaver Project Office at 479-636-1210.
Release no. 15-037