LA BARGE — The Bureau of Reclamation announced Monday evening that it will be increasing water releases at Fontenelle Dam starting Thursday, May 12.
Water releases from the Fontenelle Dam are scheduled to increase from 825 cfs to 1,600 cfs, according the Bureau of Reclamation.
As of Monday, the Fontenelle Reservoir’s elevation is a little more than 6,479 feet and its inflow is 1,211 cfs.
The release plan is below:
This data is considered the most likely scenario given the current forecast, is general, and is subject to changing conditions. Forecasted (tentative) hourly release schedules can be found by visiting the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center at this website.