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Western Colorado Area Office - Water Operations: Blue Mesa Reservoir

Live Capacity = 829500 acre-feet at 7519.4 feet Elevation

Pool Elevation: 7503.28 Feet
Reservoir Storage: 688554 Acre-Feet
Reservoir Inflow: 5465 CFS
Reservoir Outflow: 186 CFS
Reservoir Live Storage Pool: 83 % Full
  129.1 % of Avg
Gunnison River (below Gunnison Tunnel) Flow : Not Available

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Colorado River Storage Project: Blue Mesa Reservoir

Colorado River Storage Projects provide for the comprehensive development of the Upper Colorado River Basin. The project furnishes the long-time regulatory storage needed to permit States in the upper basin to meet their flow obligation... Tell me more

Additional Data

Note: The information on this page is updated Monday-Friday, 10:40 a.m. & Noon Mountain Time


  • All Data are Provisional and Subject to Review and Modification.
  • AF = Acre-Feet
  • CFS = Cubic Feet/Second
  • FT = Feet Above Mean Sea Level
  • NA = Data Unavailable

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