Milner Whitewater Release Request

Whitewater

The Milner Mile

A whitewater release for the Milner Mile, officially listed as the Milner Bypass Reach of the Snake River, will occur only if the following are met:

  • The request is made before 3 p.m. MDT on the Friday before the requested weekend day.
  • The request includes at least two boaters.
  • Sufficient water is available for release on the requested weekend day during April, May and June, for a total of four weekend days and Memorial Day.
  • When inflow to the Milner Project is in excess of irrigation demands and above 10,000 cfs.

To request a whitewater release:

  • Fill out the form below, or call Idaho Power's toll-free recreation line at 1-800-422-3143 (select option 2) before 3 p.m. (MDT) on the Friday before the requested weekend day.
  • Submit your requested Milner Whitewater Verify Release date after 4:30 p.m. (MDT) the Friday before your requested date to confirm flow levels are available, or call 1-800-422-3143. Requested water releases will only be scheduled if conditions allow.
  • Water will be released from the dam once two boaters have checked in at the Milner Power Plant on the day of the requested release.

To cancel a whitewater release:

  • Submit a Milner Whitewater Release Cancel Request, or call the message system at 1-800-422-3143 before 3 p.m. (MDT) on the Friday before your requested date. The request will be counted as one release day if sufficient water was available and no cancellation was made.

Whitewater Release Request

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