Fontenelle Dam

Current Status

(Last Updated: June 23, 2016)

Fontenelle Reservoir is currently at elevation 6501.7 ft (90% full) and releases are decreasing to 1,500 cfs according to the following schedule:

Fontenelle Release Decrease Schedule

Inflows for the month of May totaled 186,000 acre-feet (af), or 114 percent of average. The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center has forecasted spring inflows that are below average.¬† June, July and August forecasted inflow volumes amount to 280,000 af (94 percent of average), 93,000 af (52 percent of average), and 50,000 af (65 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., August 23, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Joint Powers Water Board offices 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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