UPDATE: Whitewater releases have resumed as of June 13. Prior releases that were postponed have been rescheduled. Due to safety concerns related to the coronavirus, COVID-19, we require all community members to practice “social distancing” in accordance with state, local, and Company related safety considerations. This means remaining six (6) or more feet apart.
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, one day every other weekend, 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 2020 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.
2020 Rio Project Whitewater Release Schedule
|Date||Day||Time||# of Units||Notes|
|6/13/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|6/28/2020||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|7/5/2020||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||2||new - added to schedule as of 7/2|
|7/11/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|7/19/2020||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||1||rescheduled from 4/18/2020|
|7/26/2020||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|8/1/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||2||rescheduled from 5/3/2020;
likely to be a 1-unit release 10:00 - 16:00 due to equipment issue
|8/8/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|8/15/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||1||rescheduled from 5/16/2020|
|8/23/2020||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|9/5/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|9/12/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||2||rescheduled from 5/31/2020|
|9/20/2020||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|10/3/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||1|
|10/18/2020||Sunday||11:00 - 15:00||2|
|10/31/2020||Saturday||11:00 - 15:00||1|