Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

April 12, 2013

Rathbun Lake update


Daily Iowegian

CENTERVILLE — Phillip H. Brown, Operations Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rathbun Lake said the current reservoir elevation  is 906.87 msl with 904.0  the normal operating elevation. Current discharge is 600 cfs with normal operations for minimal discharge being 11 cfs. Brown said he anticipates remaining at 600 cfs through April 29 based upon current projections. This, of course, is always subject to change as conditions change. Inflow has decreased from 4,500 to 2,000 cfs. Reservoir forecasted crest is 907.03.