Fontenelle Reservoir is at elevation 6490.9 ft (68% full). While August observed August inflows were 37 percent of average, significant precipitation has occurred over the Upper Green River Basin and releases need to be increased over the winter to meet the spring drawdown target.
Beginning Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, at 8:00 a.m., releases from Fontenelle will be increased to 1,025 cfs according to the following schedule:
After the final change at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, releases will remain at 1,025 cfs until further notice.
This notification supersedes all previously issued ones and is current until a new notification is issued. All times identified are local time (Mountain Daylight Time) and not hour ending.
Heather E. Patno
Hydraulic Engineer, Green River Operations
Upper Colorado Region
Bureau of Reclamation