We’ve begun the annual drawdown of Lake CdA   

Tags: Avista Utilities, Electricity, Hydro power, Idaho, Lake Coeur d'Alene, Spokane River, Weather

Drawdown to winter level begins on Tuesday after Labor Day
 
 
Avista is beginning its annual fall drawdown of Lake Coeur d’Alene Sept. 6. The lake will be gradually lowered approximately a foot from full pool by the end of September, and an additional 1½ feet per month thereafter until reaching its winter level. Property owners and boaters should take measures to secure docks and boats for the winter season during this period.

As part of Avista’s FERC license to operate its Spokane River Hydroelectric Project, which includes Post Falls Dam, Avista is required to maintain the level of Coeur d’Alene Lake at summer full-pool elevation of 2,128 feet from as early as practical in the spring until the Tuesday after Labor Day. (Read More).
 
Posted by  System Account  on  9/6/2011
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