Below Oneida Dam

24-hour Water Release Info

Check the flow before you go
Flow line: 1-800-547-1501

PDF Black Canyon Boater Flow Schedule

The Bear River in Idaho near PacifiCorp’s hydroelectric facilities is a valuable source of public recreation. In particular, the Black Canyon below the Grace dam and the Oneida Narrows below the Oneida dam provide opportunities for whitewater recreation, depending on the time of year and the availability of water.


More information is available in the table, graph and chart below.

 

Table: 7 days Hourly Avg Flow Rates cu ft/sec
Hour 01/13 01/14 01/15 01/16 01/17 01/18
1 368 283 284 341 435 499
2 368 282 284 341 435 498
3 367 282 284 341 435 499
4 367 282 284 341 435 499
5 367 281 284 342 435 501
6 367 281 284 342 435 501
7 367 281 290 342 435 499
8 367 292 321 373 435 498
9 367 293 334 419 436 498
10 367 288 354 420 454 498
11 367 285 355 420 456 499
12 367 293 355 420 456 500
13 367 293 355 421 456 506
14 367 293 356 421 456 506
15 367 293 356 427 457 506
16 365 293 345 434 487 506
17 359 294 337 434 506 506
18 298 292 340 434 505 506
19 283 286 340 434 505 506
20 283 285 340 434 505 506
21 283 285 341 434 506 503
22 283 285 341 435 506 498
23 283 285 341 434 505 497
24 283 285 341 435 502 497
Graph: Current Day Hourly Avg Flow Rates as of Sat Jan 19 00:45:46 PST 2019

These water management data are provisional readings of current river flow conditions. Beware and use caution since river flows can change dramatically because of operational changes at the dams or due to weather conditions.

Estimated Future Daily Peak Flows
Day 01/18 01/19 01/20 01/21 01/22 01/23 01/24
cu ft/sec 400 400 400 400 400 400 400

Note: Estimates are subject to rapid change due to water availability factors not under PacifiCorp's control. PacifiCorp provides these estimates as a courtesy for recreational users and makes no guarantee or warranty of their accuracy or fitness for any purpose.