Lower Dolores River
2017 Post Release
Presentation and Discussion
Wednesday, August 16th
Dolores Community Center
6 – 8 PM
Monday July 17, 2017: As of today, releases below McPhee are at 78 CFS. Releases will remain around 78 CFS until mid September when they will drop to 40 CFS and hold there through the winter. Flows will rise again to 50 CFS in March.
Help Guide the Future
The survey remains open for awhile to provide feedback on your boating experience. Please take some time to complete the American Whitewater survey at:
The survey responses will inform and help shape future managed release planning efforts.
Call 970-882-2164 Extension 5, 1 or 6 if you have questions.
Dolores River Boating Advocates: www.doloresriverboating.org
American Whitewater: http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/detail/id/385/.
Dolores Gage: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09166500
McPhee Elevation & Capacity: http://www.dwr.state.co.us/SurfaceWater/data/detail_tabular.aspx?ID=MCPRESCO&MTYPE=ELEV
Dolores below McPhee: http://www.dwr.state.co.us/SurfaceWater/data/detail_graph.aspx?ID=DOLBMCCO&MTYPE=DISCHRG
Slickrock Gage: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09168730
Bedrock Gage: http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09171100