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 05/19 05/20 05/21 05/22 05/23 05/24 05/25
1 718 788 1039 1104 908 728 850
2 718 788 1040 1105 903 725 850
3 718 788 1039 1107 898 726 850
4 719 788 1040 1108 909 725 850
5 719 789 1040 1108 905 726 851
6 720 789 1039 1107 903 726 851
7 728 790 1039 1106 903 725 854
8 728 858 1040 1094 837 726 950
9 728 874 1047 1013 796 730 1007
10 729 991 1048 937 770 735
11 728 1033 1039 959 769 735
12 764 1047 1043 927 765 736
13 792 1048 1056 926 724 735
14 792 1047 1074 911 724 750
15 794 1048 1073 904 723 814
16 794 1048 1113 907 722 848
17 795 1044 1113 908 723 855
18 790 1047 1111 908 727 855
19 788 1047 1104 908 732 856
20 789 1047 1104 908 733 856
21 789 1046 1104 909 733 856
22 789 1041 1104 908 734 854
23 789 1039 1104 907 734 850
24 788 1039 1104 908 734 850
Graph: Current Day Hourly Avg Flow Rates as of Sat May 25 08:45:47 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 05/24 05/25 05/26 05/27 05/28 05/29 05/30
cu ft/sec 1150 1050 1150 1150 1150 1150 1150

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.