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2021 West Fork Tuckasegee River Bypass Release Schedule

The dates have been set for the 2021 West Fork Tuckasegee River Bypass Release Schedule. The release schedule has been designed to include the following: one (1) Spring Saturday between April 1 - 30; one (1) Spring Sunday between April 1 - 30; and five (5) weekend days between May 1 and September 30, 2021.

The following dates, target flows (cfs), hours and times have been set:

April 10 - 11
250 cfs; 6 hours; 10am - 4pm

June 5, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21
250 cfs; 6 hours; 10am - 4pm


High flows and the natural environment where such flows occur can create dangerous conditions in the bypassed reach. Duke Energy releases these flows solely to comply with its license requirements.

Duke Energy neither encourages nor discourages recreational use of high flows by the public. Any recreational use by the public during high flows should be limited to experience boaters.