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
1 655 593 589 674 648 510 503
2 655 592 589 674 648 507 503
3 654 592 589 674 647 505 503
4 654 592 588 673 647 505 503
5 654 592 588 673 647 504 503
6 654 593 588 673 647 503 502
7 653 593 587 672 646 502 502
8 617 592 610 672 605 502 499
9 613 592 638 671 581 502
10 608 591 649 671 565 502
11 609 592 653 672 560 502
12 600 592 658 670 561 503
13 592 593 665 664 561 503
14 592 593 669 663 560 504
15 592 592 673 663 559 504
16 598 592 675 652 537 504
17 598 592 676 651 516 504
18 597 592 676 651 516 503
19 598 592 675 653 516 504
20 598 591 675 651 515 504
21 598 591 675 652 515 504
22 597 590 675 650 514 504
23 595 590 675 649 513 504
24 593 589 675 649 512 503
Graph: Current Day Hourly Avg Flow Rates as of Fri May 25 07:21:35 PDT 2018

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 05/25 05/26 05/27 05/28 05/29 05/30 05/31
cu ft/sec 500 500 500 500 500 500 500

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.