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Rio Grande Project

Reservoir and River Advisory

Today's Date: Wednesday June 9, 2010

Elephant Butte Reservoir (Feet/Acre-Feet) Change from One Week Ago Change from One Year Ago
Midnight Elevation 4348.09 +0.10 -4.60
[58.91 feet below spillway crest]    
Midnight Storage Content 602,692 +1,453 -69,264
[30.52% of a full reservoir]  
Caballo Reservoir (Feet/Acre-Feet) Change from One Week Ago Change from One Year Ago
Midnight Elevation 4147.32 -1.10 -1.17
[25.13 feet below top of conservation pool]    
Midnight Storage Content 53,579 -4,722 -5,032
[23.82% of a full reservoir]    
2010 Spring Runoff Forecast (Acre-Feet) NRCS
Rio Grande Floodway and Conveyance Channel at San Marcial (March-July)
Jun 1st 80% 460,000
Projected 69% 395,000
Projected Reservoir Operations
Elephant Butte Dam 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) - June 9 - July 1.
Caballo Dam 2,290 average cubic feet per second (cfs) June 9 - July 1.
2010   Rio Grande Project   UPDATED   Allocation (Acre-Feet) Last Year (Acre-Feet)
Issued: April 2010 (04/30/09)
Elephant Butte Irrigation District 252,584 260,426
El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1 451,401 535,256
Mexico 56,827 50,265
Total [% of a full supply] 760,812 [94.71%] 845,947 [90.78%]

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Last updated: June 9, 2010