March 10, 2023MERCED IRRIGATION DISTRICT ISSUED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT TODAY ABOUT FLOWS ON THE MERCED RIVER:
As of Friday at noon, Lake McClure has its full allotment of flood space available to capture Merced River flows above New Exchequer Dam. Merced Irrigation District is currently releasing 5,200 cubic feet per second from Lake McClure. At this time, no increase in flow from Lake McClure is expected before Sunday, March 12, 2023. An update on Merced River releases below New Exchequer Dam will be provided again on Sunday.