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Looking north across the upper Fryingpan River Valley, covered in several feet of snow.
(Above) As a result of good snow pack last spring and a lot of summer and autumn rain, Ruedi Reservoir is currently above average storage for this time of year.

Ruedi Reservoir

Ruedi Reservoir is now in winter operations.

In February, we are increasing releases as conditions warrant. We are keeping an eye on the reservoir's water level elevation, snow pack, and the fluctuating inflows.

Other Links

Weather, reservoir elevation, and other data is available via the Ruedi weather station.

The USGS page for streamflow below Ruedi Dam provides up-to-date information for water released to the lower Fryingpan in cfs measurements.

This graphic displays the fill and draw pattern at Ruedi Reservoir over the past five years.

Information on Ruedi Reservoir and releases to the Fryingpan River can also be obtained by joining the e-mail notification list. To join the list, please contact Kara Lamb. If you prefer quick Ruedi information direct to your inbox, like us on Facebook.

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Last Updated: February 10, 2014

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