Fontenelle

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Fontenelle

7.2.2015

Fontenelle Reservoir is at elevation 6499.8 ft (86% full) and declining. Releases will be reduced to 2,900 cfs by the end of the day. Additional information regarding the current status of Fontenelle Reservoir can be found on the Reclamation website.

Spring runoff has peaked and reservoir inflows continue to decline. The current rate of inflow is roughly 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs), with recent daily averages ranging from 2,240 cfs to 3,680 cfs. Weather conditions are expected to be warm and relatively dry for the next two weeks. Fontenelle will be operated to accommodate the current hydrologic conditions.

Beginning Monday, July 6th, 2015, at 8:00 a.m., releases from Fontenelle will be decreased to power plant capacity (approximately 1,700 cfs) according to the following schedule:

Date

Time

MST

Initial Release

(cfs)

Change

(cfs)

Final Release

(cfs)

7/6/2015

0800

2900

-200

2700

7/6/2015

1600

2700

-200

2500

7/7/2015

0800

2500

-200

2300

7/7/2015

1600

2300

-200

2100

7/8/2015

0800

2100

-200

1900

7/8/2015

1600

1900

-200

PP (~1,700 cfs)

After the final change at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015, releases will remain at power plant capacity (~1,700 cfs) until further notice.  All times identified in this notification are local time (Mountain Standard Time) and not hour ending.

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