Fontenelle Dam

Current Status

(Last Updated: September 6, 2016)

Fontenelle Reservoir is currently at elevation 6494 ft (74% full) and releases are approximately 1,000 cfs. Releases will decrease to 950 cfs on September 15, 2016, subject to hydrology. The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center has forecasted spring inflows that are much below average. September, October and November forecasted inflow volumes amount to 30,000 af (65 percent of average), 40,000 af (82 percent of average), and 40,000 af (95 percent of average), respectively.

To view the most current reservoir elevation, content, inflow and release, click on: Fontenelle Reservoir Data.

Working Group Meetings

The next Fontenelle Working Group meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., April 19, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Seedskadee Wildlife Refuge in Green River, Wyoming. The Fontenelle Working Group is an open public forum for information exchange between Reclamation and other parties associated with the operation of Fontenelle Reservoir.

The fall Fontenelle Working Group meeting was held on August 26, 2015 at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Green River, Wyoming (351 W. Astle Avenue). Minutes from the meeting are currently being drafted and will be posted on the Working Group webpages

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