Releases Archive – Page 2

 

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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McPhee Release Update for Friday June 21, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing flows of approximately 1,600 CFS downstream. In response to inflows spiking higher than expected today, releases are currently ramping up to 2,000 CFS, which they are expected to reach at midnight Saturday morning June 22nd. Releases are expected to remain at 2,000 CFS until Monday June 24th, when releases will ramp

McPhee Release Update for Wednesday June 19, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing flows of 1,200 CFS downstream. Releases are currently expected to remain at 1,200 CFS until Friday June 21st to allow McPhee to finish filling, when releases will ramp up as necessary to balance reservoir inflows and outflows (which include both irrigation diversions and downstream releases) through the weekend and into next

McPhee Release Update for Monday June 17, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing flows of approximately 1,600 CFS downstream. Managers increased releases on Wednesday June 12th to 3,400 CFS to abate reservoir elevation gain as well as to perform habitat maintenance flows downstream. Releases remained at 3,400 CFS until noon Saturday June 15th, when releases began ramping down. Releases are still ramping down steadily

McPhee Release Update for Thursday June 13, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing high flows of approximately 3,400 CFS downstream. Managers increased releases on Sunday to 2,600 CFS to abate reservoir elevation gain as inflows into McPhee Reservoir exceeded projected peak inflows over the weekend. After receiving new forecast information Tuesday June 11th, releases were increased to 3,000 CFS yesterday morning. Current inflow forecasts

McPhee Release Update for Wednesday June 12, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing high flows of approximately 3,000 CFS downstream. Managers increased releases on Sunday to 2,600 CFS to abate reservoir elevation gain as inflows into McPhee Reservoir exceeded projected peak inflows over the weekend. After receiving new forecast information Tuesday June 11th, releases were increased to 3,000 CFS this morning, where they remain.

McPhee Release Update for Tuesday June 11, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing high flows of approximately 2,600 CFS downstream. Managers increased releases on Sunday to 2,600 CFS to abate reservoir elevation gain as inflows into McPhee Reservoir exceeded projected peak inflows over the weekend. After receiving new forecast information today, releases are now expected to increase to high flows of approximately 3,000 CFS

McPhee Release Update for Monday June 10, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing approximately 2,600 CFS downstream. Managers increased releases on Sunday to 2,600 CFS to abate reservoir elevation gain as inflows into McPhee Reservoir exceeded projected peak inflows over the weekend. Releases are expected to remain at approximately 2,000 to 2,600 CFS through this week and next weekend, June 15th and 16th, as

McPhee Release Update for Thursday June 6, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing approximately 1,000 CFS downstream, as flows ramp up to 1,200 CFS by Friday morning. On Friday June 7th, releases will continue to ramp up from 1,200 CFS, reaching at least 2,000 CFS by the morning of Saturday June 8th, for optimal boating flows. Releases will continue to ramp up from 2,000

McPhee Release Update for Monday June 3, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing 400 CFS downstream. Downstream flows will remain at 400 CFS until the morning of Wednesday June 5th, when releases will begin to ramp up, which will bring releases to 800 CFS by Thursday morning, June 6th. On June 6th, flows will continue to ramp up until reaching at least 1,200 CFS

McPhee Release Update for Thursday May 30, 2019

McPhee is currently releasing 800 CFS downstream for scheduled CPW fish surveys in Slickrock Canyon. Downstream flows will remain at 800 CFS through noon today, Thursday May 30th, when releases will begin to ramp down. Flows will ramp down starting at noon until reaching 600 CFS on the morning of Friday May 31st. Flows will