Releases Archive

 

This data is provisional and subject to change due to Dolores River inflow, future precipitation, weather patterns, managed release criteria and use.

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2017-3-27 McPhee Release Update

2017 McPhee Release Update   March 27, 2017:  Current hydrologic conditions will require McPhee to “spill” this year.   McPhee Releases Ramping Up later this week.   Summary:  A warm March has started the runoff early and driving McPhee elevations up, approaching 6915 and rising.  Therefore we will start ramping up flows this Wednesday March

2017-3-20 McPhee Release Update

2017 McPhee Release Update   March 20, 2017:  Current hydrologic conditions will require McPhee to “spill” this year.   Summary:  Targeted first rafting day is between April 11 to April 16.  Rafting releases around 2,000 CFS shall continue for 30+ days.  An increase or “spike” may come around mid to late May, but will be

2017-3-6 Release Update

2017 McPhee Release Update   McPhee Operations Meeting 6:00 PM March 15, 2017 Dolores Community Center Please join Reclamation and DWCD for updates provided at the McPhee Operations Meeting at the Dolores Community Center 6:00 PM March 15, 2017.   March 6, 2017:  Current hydrologic conditions will require McPhee to “spill” this year.   Forecasts