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Welcome to Sabine River Authorityof  Louisiana

Welcome to Sabine River Authority of Louisiana
  

Attention; the recreational area below the dam is closed and will remain closed until further notice due to extensive damage.

 

 

 

ADVISORY # _4__

 

TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR – WATER RELEASES

 

 

DATE:   _6-23-16_

 

TIME:         1100 hrs.            

 

RESERVOIR ELEV:     _172.35  FT. MSL

 

TOLEDO BEND WATER RELEASES HAVE BEEN  INCREASED  BY_6720_CFS 

 

CURRENT RELEASES ARE NOTED BELOW:

 

SPILLWAY GATES

 

Number of Gates

Opened (Feet)

5

1

 

 

 

GENERATORS

 

Generator #

Current Status

1

RUNNING 24 HRS.

2

DOWN FOR REPAIR

 

TOTAL RELEASES   __ 11864 CFS

 

 

 

In order to comply with NERC/SERC testing requirements, Unit 1 has been shut down. Spillway gates will be operated as necessary to maintain suitable reservoir elevations. Spillway releases will be discontinued Tuesday, June 21, 2016, during the day to allow for reading of instruments on the spillway apron and will resume later in the day when the readings have been completed.

 

Information on specific river gages can be obtained from the National Weather Service at the following website:                                                            National Weather Service Lake Charles.

 

Also, from the USGS at the following website:         USGS Water Data for Texas.

 

 

 

 

 There will be a firework display at Cypress Bend Park on Friday, July 1, 2016 at sunset (between 8:30 and 9:00 PM).  This event is being sponsored by Slay’s Fireworks!

 

 

 

  Sabine River Authority of Louisiana

We would like to welcome you to the official web-site of the Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana. Our residents are proud to boast that Toledo Bend Lake offers a unique experience in fishing, recreation and quality of life.
The mission of the Sabine River Authority is to enhance the lives of every resident of Toledo Bend by working together with all stakeholders to provide a better quality of life and a healthy atmosphere for growth and development….in three words, “Progress thru Unity”.

Whether you are looking to relocate and want to know more about our area, planning a visit and want to schedule your sightseeing, or looking to do business in our area and need logistical information, I hope you will find our web-site listings as welcoming as our community.

Considering moving when you retire? Retire to beautiful Toledo Bend Lake. Think of a place where the climate is mild, the people are warm and the fishing and recreation is hot. Please also take the opportunity to visit the Sabine Parish website at www.toledobendlakecountry.com, or the Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce web-site at www.sabineparishchamber.com.

Thank you for visiting the Sabine River Authority’s web-site and if you cannot find the information you need, please contact us at 318-256-4114 or 800-259-LAKE (5253) 

 

 

 

 

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