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February 6, 2023


On February 8, 2023, USBR Plans to Release Water Down the Santa Ynez River 

Wednesday, February 8, 2023, approximately 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

February 7, 2023 (5:00 pm)

United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR or Reclamation) advised SYRWCD that Reclamation will release water from Lake Cachuma though the Bradbury Dam Spillway Gates on Wednesday, February 8, 2023.  The release is expected to begin about 10:00 a.m. and conclude around 12:00 p.m.  Each of the four Spillway Gates will be operated separately and in tandem at various setting intervals that range from one-inch to one-foot.  The maximum resulting flow rate will be about 2,000 cfs.  The excersizing of the Bradbury Dam Spillway Gates with water releases is in accordance to Reclamation's Standard Operating Procedures.


United States Bureau of Reclamation

Cachuma Daily Operations Table

Here is a LINK to  Reclamation's Cachuma Daily Operations Table: a daily summary of storage, inflows, and quantity of water released per outlet location from Cachuma Reservoir.

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