CFSWater is a free text message tool to access current conditions for tailwaters and streams using Corps of Engineers and USGS data.
How To Text CFSWater
Navigate to the text messaging application on your phone.
Any messaging app will do – this service is free.
Enter recipient 913-270-0360.
Save to your contacts for easy sending.
Send message with the water id of the information you want.
Use the example texts below for a guide on what text to send.
Receive up-to-date USGS information.
It queries all USGS and Corps of Engineers Stream data.
What Data CFSWater Can Retrieve
Current USGS and Core of Engineers Generation and Stream Flow
Get current conditions for tailwaters and streams by texting 913-270-0360 the following template:
gen < id> or g < id>
.. All site IDs are available by texting "g"
Other core White River tailwaters are also available. Examples include tablerock, littlered, greersferry, bullshoals, beaver, or tanneycomo.
"Watch CFS Changes" - Receive Notification Upon CFS Change
"Watch" for CFS changes and receive a text message notification when it changes. Watch by texting 913-270-0360 the following template:
watch < id> or w < id>
Receive the generation schedule for various waters by texting 913-270-0360 the following template:
sched < id> or s < id>
List of USGS and Corps of Engineer Sites/IDs
Receive a list of USGS and Corps of Engineer Sites and IDs by texting 913-270-0360 the following template: