Se̓lis Ksanka Qlispe̓ Project Update
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A Monthly Report of Project Operations and Flathead Lake Levels July 18, 2018.
Se̓liš Ksanka Ql̓ispe̓ Hydroelectric Project Operation for Flathead Lake
Flathead Lake is at full pool for summer recreation. The current lake elevation is 2892.8’ current inflows are 10,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) the current outflows are 10,000 (cfs). July water supply forecast is 87% of normal. Precipitation during May and June was about 75% of normal. July precipitation has only measured 18% of normal month to date. Flathead Lake will be maintained in the top foot for recreation for the balance of summer.

The following is a table comparing EKI’s current outlook for outflow in cubic feet per second(cfs) and elevation(ft.) Percentile data range (1999-2016).
Outflow(cfs) 10th Percentile Historical Average 90th Percentile EKI Outflow Forecast Elevation Forecast (ft.)
July 116 154 169 15,300 2,892.7’
August 59 95 128 7,000 2892.7’
September 54 72 109 5,000 2891.5’

EKI is a Tribally-owned corporation with which CSKT has delegated the authority and responsibility to manage, operate and maintain the (formerly Kerr) Se̓liš Ksanka Ql̓ispe̓ Project on behalf of CSKT.  Further questions and comments can be directed to:
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