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Fontenelle Fishing Update

Greetings,

Fontenelle Reservoir is currently at 63% of full capacity, with the pool elevation at 6488 feet as of May 18, 2018. Projected inflows into Fontenelle Reservoir for May and June have increased from 585,000 to 700,000 as reported by the Colorado River Forecast Center’s May 2 and May 16 forecasts. To accommodate anticipated flows through the rest of May, releases from Fontenelle will be increased accordingly.
Releases from Fontenelle Dam will be increased from 3,500 cfs to 6,000 cfs according to the following schedule:

Date Time (MDT) Initial Release (cfs) Change (cfs) Final Release (cfs)
5/21/2018 9:00 A.M. 3500 200 3700
5/21/2018 1:00 P.M. 3700 200 3900
5/21/2018 3:00 P.M. 3900 200 4100
5/22/2018 9:00 A.M. 4100 200 4300
5/22/2018 1:00 P.M. 4300 200 4500
5/22/2018 3:00 P.M. 4500 200 4700
5/23/2018 9:00 A.M. 4700 200 4900
5/23/2018 1:00 P.M. 4900 200 5100
5/23/2018 3:00 P.M. 5100 200 5300
5/24/2018 9:00 A.M. 5300 200 5500
5/24/2018 1:00 P.M. 5500 250 5750
5/24/2018 3:00 P.M. 5750 250 6000

Please note:
The current release schedule is subject to observed hydrology and is subject to change.
This notification supersedes all previously issued notifications and is current until a new one is issued. All times identified in this directive are local time (Mountain Daylight Time) and are not hour ending.

Regards,

Jed Parker, P.E.
Engineer | UC Water Resources Group

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