ROGERS, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will begin a spillway release at six p.m. today from Beaver Dam because of heavy rains today.
The seven spillway gates will be opened two-foot releasing 15,000 cubic feet per second in addition to the 7,500 c.f.s. being released through the turbine generators. The total release is 22,500 c.f.s. The lake will crest at 1,131.5 feet above sea level.
Future rainfall may cause the Corps to increase releases at Beaver Lake. This depends on how much additional rain falls and how quickly it falls.
Release from Table Rock Lake are expected to begin Monday, Dec. 28. Releases will range from 20,000 c.f.s. to 40,000 c.f.s. because of the current heavy rainfall in the Beaver Table Rock drainage basin.
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.
Little Rock District news and recreation information can be found at www.about.me/usacelittlerock.
Release no. 15-118