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 09/13 09/14 09/15 09/16 09/17 09/18 09/19
1 1502 1495 1599 1746 1767 1338 1342
2 1501 1495 1600 1745 1767 1338 1342
3 1500 1494 1599 1744 1765 1337 1343
4 1499 1491 1599 1743 1765 1336 1343
5 1499 1490 1598 1743 1763 1335 1342
6 1498 1488 1598 1741 1763 1335 1341
7 1498 1488 1597 1741 1762 1334 1341
8 1498 1490 1597 1877 1759 1334 1341
9 1498 1595 1683 1917 1758 1335 1261
10 1497 1604 1739 2041 1757 1335 530
11 1499 1580 1746 2037 1757 1336 353
12 1500 1576 1747 2037 1589 1340
13 1500 1579 1747 2033 1375 1341
14 1499 1605 1747 2027 1354 1343
15 1499 1606 1747 2001 1352 1343
16 1500 1607 1753 1849 1351 1344
17 1503 1605 1754 1786 1351 1343
18 1500 1605 1753 1782 1351 1341
19 1498 1605 1752 1780 1350 1343
20 1496 1602 1751 1776 1349 1342
21 1497 1601 1750 1773 1348 1342
22 1497 1600 1749 1771 1345 1341
23 1497 1599 1748 1770 1341 1340
24 1495 1598 1747 1769 1339 1342
Graph: Current Day Hourly Avg Flow Rates as of Tue Sep 19 10:15:09 PDT 2017

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 09/19 09/20 09/21 09/22 09/23 09/24 09/25
cu ft/sec 1400 1400 1400 1400 1400 1400 1300

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.