Fontenelle

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Fontenelle

Fontenelle Reservoir is at elevation 6504.9 ft (98% full) and releases are currently 6,500 cfs. The current rate of inflow is roughly 4,960 cubic feet per second (cfs), with recent daily averages ranging from 5,090 cfs to 7,280 cfs.

Spring runoff has peaked and reservoir inflows have begun to decline. Weather conditions are expected to be warm and dry for the next two weeks. Additional information regarding the current status of Fontenelle Reservoir can be found on the Reclamation website.

Fontenelle will be operated to accommodate the current hydrologic conditions. Beginning Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015, at 8:00 a.m., releases from Fontenelle will be decreased to 5,000 cfs according to the following schedule:

Date

Time

MST

Initial Release

(cfs)

Change

(cfs)

Final Release

(cfs)

6/23/2015

0800

6500

-250

6250

6/23/2015

1600

6250

-250

6000

6/24/2015

0800

6000

-250

5750

6/24/2015

1600

5750

-250

5500

6/25/2015

0800

5500

-250

5250

6/25/2015

1600

5250

-250

5000

After the final change at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 25th, 2015, releases will remain at 5,000 cfs until further notice.  All times identified in this notification are local time (Mountain Standard Time) and not hour ending.

Releases are generally expected to decline through the end of June and into July. This is subject to change as additional information becomes available.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call me at (801) 524-3716.  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

Lee Elizabeth Traynham, P.E.
Civil Engineer (Hydrology)
Bureau of Reclamation
[email protected]

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