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Rio Grande Project

Status of Rio Grande Compact Credit Waters & San Juan-Chama Water in Elephant Butte Reservoir and Accured Departures from Caballo Reservoir
January 2009

  Elephant Butte Reservoir   Caballo Reservoir
  Rio Grande Compact Credit Waters     Rio Grande Compact Accrued Departure
  Colorado New Mexico San Juan-Chama Pool   Texas
  (AF) (AF) (AF)   (AF)
Beginning of 2008 (derived from 2007 RGC Accounting) 7,200 184,500 4,048   778,400
Inflow to San Juan-Chama Pool from Albuquerque transfer upstream (Mar, 2008)     21,911    
Inflow to San Juan-Chama Pool from Santa Fe transfer upstream (July, 2008)     4,400    
Winegrowers Depletion Offset (October, 2008)     153    
Inflow to San Juan-Chama Pool from Albuquerque transfer upstream (December, 2008)     297    
Inflow to San Juan-Chama Pool from Santa Fe transfer upstream (December, 2008)     4,288    
Estimated Evaporation from January 1 - December 31, 2008 (derived from actual data)     2,731    
Relinquishment of Credit Water by NM to TX on February 1, 2008   125,000      
Relinquishment of Credit Water by CO to TX on February 1, 2008 1,200        
Caballo Reservoir Releases (actual data thru December 31, 2008)         675,479
Bonita Lateral Releases (actual data thru December 31, 2008)         1,010
2008 Departure from Normal Releases at Caballo Reservoir (thru December 31, 2008)         113,511
Preliminary Status of RGC Credit Waters, SJ-C Water, and Accrued Departure to December 31, 2008 6,000 59,500 32,060   891,911
Estimated Status of 2008 Over/Under Deliveries (actual data to December 31, 2008) 4,000 40,500      
Estimated Status of Rio Grande Compact Accruals for Beginning of Year 2009 10,000 100,000      
*RGC - Rio Grande Compact

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