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Time series plot showing recent conditions at the lake or reservoir.  See tabulated data for details.

Plot last updated at : 21:00 hrs - Thu, 19 Sep 2019



                       SUMNER DAM AND LAKE SUMNER
                               PECOS RIVER
                         DRAINAGE AREA = 3,917 SQ MI
            (1,483 sq. mi. BETWEEN SANTA ROSA DAM AND SUMNER DAM)

                      VOLUME       AREA      ELEV.        FLOW IN CFS   
                  IN ACRE-FEET   IN ACRES  IN FEET   OUTLET     SPILLWAYS
                                           (NAVD88)         SERVICE EMERGENCY 

TOP OF DAM (1)       260,263      8,219   4,302.88    1,870  60,000  188,000

MAXIMUM POOL         216,508      6,843   4,298.88    1,840  56,000  150,000

EMERGENCY SPILLWAY   140,786      5,724   4,286.88    1,775  43,700   45,000
FUSE PLUG 4 CREST (2)

EMERGENCY SPILLWAY   135,118      5,612   4,285.88    1,770  42,500   37,000
FUSE PLUG 3 CREST (2)

EMERGENCY SPILLWAY   129,562      5,500   4,284.88    1,765  41,000   32,000
FUSE PLUG 2 CREST (2)

EMERGENCY SPILLWAY   124,119      5,382   4,283.88    1,760  39,500   25,000
FUSE PLUG 1 CREST (2)

EMERGENCY SPILLWAY    90,212      4,354   4,276.88    1,700  28,000        0
INVERT & TOP OF CLOSED
SERVICE SPILLWAY GATES (3)

TOP OF WINTER JOINT   55,917      3,249   4,267.85    1,645   8,000        0
USE/BOTTOM OF FLOOD SPACE
(01NOV TO 30APR)

TOP OF SUMMER JOINT   41,062      2,703   4,262.88    1,610   1,400        0
USE/BOTTOM OF FLOOD SPACE
(01MAY TO 31OCT)

SERVICE SPILLWAY &    35,917      2,444   4,260.88    1,600       0        0
TOP OF ACTIVE CONSERVATION (4)

TOP OF INACTIVE        2,500        335   4,232.28    1,200       0        0

CONDUIT INVERT AND         0          0   4,201.88        0       0        0
TOP OF DEAD POOL

COMMENTS
U.S. BUREAU OF RECLAMATION PROJECT
AUTHORIZED SPACE
FLOOD CONTROL         53,000
MIN. CONSERVATION     20,000 (PLUS 20,000 WINTER STORAGE, 1NOV THRU 30APR)
SEDIMENT              64,000

1 INCH OF RUNOFF EQUALS 79,093 AC-FT
EAC TABLE ADOPTED AUGUST 2014

(1)2014 TABLE EXTENDS TO 4,299.00 NAVD88. TOP OF DAM DATA FROM 1989 EAC TABLE.
(2)FLOWS BASED ON ALL FUSE PLUGS BEING WASHED AWAY (SILL ELEVATION 4,276.88. LESSER FLOWS WILL OCCUR BEFORE PLUGS WASH OUT.
(3) RADIAL GATES ON SERVICE SPILLWAY OPEN AUTOMATICALLY ABOVE 4,276.88 AND ARE FULL OPEN (13 FEET) BY 4,277.38.
(4)MAX CONSERVATION POOL STORAGE LOWERED TO ELEVATION 4,260.88 EFFECTIVE JUNE 2012 IN ORDER TO KEEP WATER OFF OF SPILLWAY GATES TO REDUCE MAINTENANCE.

ALL ELEVATIONS IN NAVD88. SUBTRACT 1.88 FEET TO CONVERT NAVD88 ELEVATIONS TO PROJECT DATUM. SUBTRACT 2.11 FEET TO CONVERT FROM NAVD88 TO NGVD29.