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 03/17 03/18 03/19 03/20 03/21 03/22 03/23
1 368 382 431 441 461 464 464
2 368 382 431 440 461 463 464
3 368 382 431 440 461 464 463
4 368 382 431 440 461 463 463
5 368 382 431 440 460 463 463
6 368 382 431 440 460 463 463
7 367 382 431 438 460 463 469
8 367 404 445 436 460 463 501
9 367 412 439 461 462 463 495
10 366 405 439 457 469 462 493
11 364 410 440 456 468 463 501
12 371 417 447 462 468 465 504
13 371 421 448 468 470 472 505
14 372 443 447 469 471 473 505
15 372 445 448 469 471 473 506
16 383 434 446 469 472 473
17 390 440 442 470 472 473
18 391 440 449 470 472 473
19 391 441 449 471 472 473
20 391 441 447 471 471 472
21 391 440 447 462 470 466
22 385 432 445 461 464 464
23 382 432 441 461 464 464
24 382 431 441 461 463 464
Graph: Current Day Hourly Avg Flow Rates as of Sat Mar 23 16:03:54 PDT 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 03/23 03/24 03/25 03/26 03/27 03/28 03/29
cu ft/sec 450 750 600 500 450 450 450

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.