Water levels on the Upper Snake River System remains well above normal as summer enters the final weeks. The benefit of last winters large snow pack has kept the reservoirs near full.
Palisades Reservoir which reached 100% on July 1st and on August 13th remains at 98%.
In comparison the Palisades content this year is almost triple 2016 for the middle of August and about 50% above normal levels.
Jackson Reservoir also is still well above 90% of capacity
and well above what would be normal levels for mid-August
The entire storage system of the upper Snake River System is 84%
This amount is about double that which is the average for mid-August.