Fontenelle Reservoir is currently at elevation 6497.83 ft (82% full) and releases are approximately 2,900 cfs. The current rate of inflow is roughly 7,300 cubic feet per second (cfs) and will continue increasing with spring inflows.
Fontenelle will be operated to accommodate the increased snowmelt runoff.
Therefore, beginning tomorrow, Friday, June 10, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., releases from Fontenelle will be increased to 5,000 cfs according to the following schedule:
Heather E. Patno
Upper Colorado Region
Bureau of Reclamation