Call 770-945-1466, or toll free at 1-855-DAM-FLOW (1-855-326-3569), for the Buford Dam water release schedule. Or visit their Hydropower Generating Schedule website for release times and amounts for the current day. Use the chart below to determine the approximate time it will take for the water to arrive at your location. This chart covers the section of the recreation area from Bufford Dam to the Ga. 400 bridge. Make sure you are in a safe location when the river begins to rise.