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Eagle Creek is pleased to provide scheduled whitewater releases from its Rio facility on the Mongaup River. These releases occur in either one- or two-unit increments of 435 cfs per unit. Whitewater releases occur between the hours of 11:00 am and 3:00 pm from mid-April through the end of October.
Please see the schedule in the table below for specific whitewater release dates, times, and a number of units for the 2022 whitewater season.
This release schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. All persons interested in utilizing the whitewater access facility should verify the schedule by calling the Eagle Creek toll free hotline, which is updated by the Wednesday prior to the scheduled release date: (855) 313-ECRE
In addition to the scheduled releases below, Eagle Creek is pleased to offer a forecast of the next day's releases from the Rio facility on its Mongaup River System Lake Levels and Rio Operation Forecast page.
2022 Rio Project Whitewater Release Schedule
|Date||Day||Time||# of Units||Notes|
|4/16/2022||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||changed to 2 units due to high river flow|
|5/1/2022||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|5/15/2022||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|5/29/2022||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|6/4/2022||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|6/19/2022||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|7/2/2022||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||equipment problems; will be 1-unit plus additional 160-180 cfs from minflow valve at dam|
|7/17/2022||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||equipment problems; will be 1-unit plus additional 160-180 cfs from minflow valve at dam|
|8/6/2022||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|8/21/2022||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||changed to 2-unit release; makeup for 7/2|
|9/10/2022||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||changed to 2-unit release; makeup for 7/17|
|9/18/2022||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|10/1/2022||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|10/16/2022||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|10/29/2022||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||2|