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 01/19
1 1553 1488 1408 1374 1375 1269 1291
2 1553 1488 1408 1374 1374 1269 1290
3 1553 1488 1407 1374 1375 1268 1291
4 1553 1488 1406 1375 1375 1269 1290
5 1553 1488 1406 1375 1374 1269 1290
6 1553 1488 1406 1375 1375 1269 1290
7 1553 1487 1406 1375 1374 1269 1291
8 1553 1455 1387 1375 1279 1267 1312
9 1553 1435 1336 1374 1247 1258 1340
10 1552 1434 1330 1374 1254 1266 1352
11 1552 1434 1345 1373 1256 1279 1352
12 1554 1435 1370 1372 1067 1279
13 1556 1436 1371 1372 1025 1279
14 1552 1437 1372 1373 1201 1280
15 1542 1406 1370 1374 1234 1281
16 1500 1415 1371 1375 1262 1282
17 1489 1410 1371 0 1269 1290
18 1488 1410 1377 1375 1269 1290
19 1488 1409 1377 1375 1269 1291
20 1488 1409 1377 1375 1269 1290
21 1488 1408 1377 1375 1269 1290
22 1488 1408 1378 1374 1269 1290
23 1488 1408 1378 1374 1269 1290
24 1488 1408 1376 1374 1269 1290
Graph: Current Day Hourly Avg Flow Rates as of Fri Jan 19 11:32:44 PST 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 01/20 01/21 01/22 01/23 01/24 01/25 01/26
cu ft/sec 1350 1350 1350 1350 1350 1350 1350

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.