Posts With Keyword ‘Red Rock Dam’

Red Rock Dam Outflow To Be Reduced for Inspection

Posted: Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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On Tuesday the Army Corp of Engineers will reduce the outflow of the Lake Red Rock Dam to prepare for a dive inspection of the structure.

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Outflow at Red Rock Dam to be Reduced for Dive Inspection

Posted: Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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On Tuesday the Army Corp of Engineers will reduce the outflow of the Lake Red Rock Dam to prepare for a dive inspection of the structure.

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In-Flow to Red Rock Expected to Level Off

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The rate of water flowing in to Lake Red Rock peaked late Wednesday at 70,000 cubic feet per second, as the water level in the reservoir continues to rise.

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Central Iowa Rains Send Red Rock Rising

Posted: Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Consecutive nights of heavy rainfall across Central Iowa is undoubtedly impacting the water level at Lake Red Rock.

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Waters Remain High at Red Rock

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Though water has continued to flow out of Lake Red Rock at a rapid rate, the water’s elevation at the reservoir remains high.

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Lake Red Rock Expected to Begin Receding Again

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Even with a slow increase of in-flow at Lake Red Rock in the forecast for next week, the reservoir’s level is not expected to rise in the near future.

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Latest Forecast for Red Rock Shows Lake Cresting Early

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Due to hot, mostly sunny weather and lower rainfall amounts than expected, the water elevation at Lake Red Rock appears to have crested earlier – and at a lower level – than expected.

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More Water Expected to Flow Into Red Rock

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The latest forecast for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates Lake Red Rock to crest at a higher point than previously anticipated, but not until next week.

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Rains Again Filling Up Lake Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Heavy rains early Sunday morning have stopped the gradual decline in the water level at Lake Red Rock, with the reservoir expected to rise again in the coming days.

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Red Rock Out-Flow Predicted to be Reduced Later this Month

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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If current conditions remain largely unchanged, the out-flow rate at the Red Rock Dam could begin decreasing in stages as early as next weekend.

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Lake Elevation, Flow Rates Decreasing at Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The out-flow of water from the Red Rock dam will begin decreasing by very small increments in the coming days.

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Water Elevation, Flow Rates Going Down at Red Rock

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Warm, sunny weather over the weekend continued to help lower the water level at Lake Red Rock, as the in-flow and out-flow at the reservoir both saw decreases.

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Red Rock Continues to Recede, In-Flow Rate Reducing

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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After briefly leveling off at 40,000 cubic feet per second, the in-flow of water at Lake Red Rock is expected to continue to decrease in the coming days.

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In-Flow to Red Rock Continues to Slow

Posted: Friday, July 9th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The in-flow of water at Lake Red Rock has dipped below 40,000 cubic feet per second, but is expected to see one more small increase this weekend before continuing to drop off.

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Lake Forecast Shows Reduction in Flow, Elevation

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Even with continued rains this week, the latest forecast for Lake Red Rock is for water levels to drop and the rate of water flowing in to the reservoir to slow down.

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Additional Rains Will Keep Waters High at Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The water level at Lake Red Rock is expected to remain near 779 feet through the remainder of the week, according to the latest forecast from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  

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Forecast Adjusted for Lake Red Rock

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is predicting another surge of water to make its way toward Lake Red Rock, and have pushed the anticipated crest of the lake back to late Wednesday afternoon.

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New Forecast Issued for Lake Red Rock

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The latest forecast for Lake Red Rock shows a little more stability in the next 24 to 48 hours for the water level and outflow at the dam, though there is still a spike in the in-flow anticipated by this weekend.

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Water Release Increased as Waters Rise at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock is releasing water from two of the dam’s five tainter gates, following another increase in the lake’s level on Sunday.

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Red Rock Discharge Should Not Interrupt Pella’s Water Service

Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Despite an increase in the amount of water being discharged from the dam at Lake Red Rock, the supply of drinking water for the City of Pella is not likely to be affected as it had been in previous high-water events in 1993 and 2008.

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