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 07/09 07/10 07/11 07/12 07/13 07/14 07/15
1 701 890 753 786 950 947 892
2 700 897 753 785 950 946 892
3 701 893 753 785 950 945 891
4 701 888 753 785 950 945 891
5 700 888 753 784 948 945 891
6 700 887 752 784 948 945 890
7 700 888 752 783 947 945 890
8 887 860 750 882 949 944 889
9 914 858 748 953 955 946 889
10 894 859 751 957 955 937 896
11 892 859 751 958 955 938 897
12 937 860 755 960 957 922 897
13 1044 863 758 961 957 912 899
14 951 863 760 961 958 908 901
15 820 770 762 962 958 904
16 732 762 797 963 959 904
17 899 763 798 963 957 904
18 900 763 798 963 956 903
19 896 763 797 962 955 901
20 890 759 792 957 953 898
21 890 754 788 951 949 893
22 889 753 786 958 950 892
23 890 753 786 950 946 893
24 753 786 949 946 893
Graph: Current Day Hourly Avg Flow Rates as of Mon Jul 15 13:34:28 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 07/16 07/17 07/18 07/19 07/20 07/21 07/22
cu ft/sec 850 850 850 850 850 850 850

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.