Four Descents Down Milburnie Dam in Raleigh

We had some snow this week and a .6 Inch rain event, which was enough to get the water running at Milburnie Dam in Raleigh. I decided to go out there for about an hour and do some playing. Here is a video of four of the descents I made that day, along with a couple shots of attainments while surfing just below the main rapid.

For the better part of the year, they have been maintaining a very low release rate at Falls Dam, about 70CFS. It will be interesting to see what happens when they return(hopefully) to a more normal release rate of about 150CFS once the lake fills up. And of course, what happens when they do a larger release to let some water out.

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