Whitewater paddlers to get bigger Pit River flows

Andreas Fuhrmann/Record SearchlightPeople boat down the Pit River near Big Bend on Saturday. PG&E increased the flows on the river, which created a run of Class III and IV whitewater.

Beginning Saturday and continuing Sunday, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. designs to triple the total of drinking water flowing down portions of the Pit River in japanese Shasta County.

The move will be elevated progressively starting off early Saturday early morning from about 400 cubic-toes per 2nd to a highest of 1,200 cfs at about 10 a.m. that day together a 9.3-mile extend of river from the Pit 5 Dam to the J.B. Black Powerhouse close to Significant Bend, in accordance to PG&E.

With class III, IV and V rapids, the improved move in the river is specifically for expert whitewater paddlers only and not for inner-tubers, explained Paul Moreno, a PG&E spokesman.

The larger flows will stay until about 4 p.m. Saturday when they will be decreased all over again to 400 to 600 cfs, PG&E reported.

The greater flows will be recurring Sunday at the same instances, and then lessened again just after 4 p.m. to about 400 cfs, PG&E claimed.

PG&E operates a number of hydroelectric dams together the Pit River east of Shasta Lake.

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