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 11/14 11/15 11/16 11/17 11/18 11/19 11/20
1 1540 1840 1625 1628 1736 1648 1689
2 1541 1840 1625 1627 1736 1648 1690
3 1542 1840 1625 1628 1736 1649 1690
4 1542 1839 1626 1627 1735 1648 1690
5 1541 1838 1625 1627 1735 1648 1690
6 1542 1838 1625 1627 1735 1648 1689
7 1542 1839 1625 1628 1736 1648 1690
8 1578 1792 1625 1633 1700 1648 1690
9 1585 1734 1625 1651 1668 1659 1690
10 1690 1660 1626 1690 1668 1678 1690
11 1712 1630 1625 1695 1665 1685 1690
12 1714 1624 1625 1696 1654 1689
13 1773 1624 1625 1706 1653 1691
14 1795 1625 1626 1736 1653 1691
15 1808 1625 1626 1736 1653 1693
16 1841 1625 1625 1737 1653 1691
17 1840 1625 1626 1738 1652 1690
18 1839 1626 1627 1738 1651 1690
19 1840 1625 1626 1736 1651 1689
20 1842 1625 1626 1736 1650 1690
21 1841 1625 1626 1737 1650 1690
22 1840 1626 1628 1736 1650 1690
23 1840 1625 1627 1736 1649 1690
24 1841 1625 1627 1736 1649 1689
Graph: Current Day Hourly Avg Flow Rates as of Mon Nov 20 11:12:47 PST 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 11/21 11/22 11/23 11/24 11/25 11/26 11/27
cu ft/sec 1700 1700 1750 1750 1750 1750 1750

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.