Water Flow Information

Updated daily

Water conditions as of 7:00 AM Monday, September 25, 2017. Please be aware that water conditions can change drastically at any time depending upon weather and dam operations.

Coeur d'Alene Lake

The elevation of Coeur d'Alene Lake this morning is 2127.13, which is about 10 inches below maximum summer level. CDA Lake will go down very slowly throughout the fall. By the end of October, we expect the lake to be at about 2125.5, or 2.5 feet down from summer maximum.

Spokane River between Coeur d'Alene Lake and the Post Falls Bridge

The following information is concerning water levels between Coeur d'Alene Lake and the Post Falls bridge. The present water level at the bridge is 2126.76. We expect the level of the water above the dam to go down slowly for the rest of the fall season.

Spokane River below Post Falls

The flow in the Spokane River below Post Falls this morning is about 2080 cfs. The flow in the Spokane River at Spokane this morning is about 2430 cfs. We expect the flows in the river to stay about the same over the next week.

Lake Spokane at the Long Lake Dam

The elevation of Lake Spokane at the Long Lake dam is 1535.45 which is at normal summer level. We are expecting the level of Lake Spokane to remain at this level through December.

It is important to remember that water levels could change drastically due to a variety of factors such as weather or equipment problems at the Post Falls dam. So stay alert to signs of such changes and always exercise the highest level of personal caution when using the waterways. If you need any additional information, feel free to call  (509) 495-4283. 

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