Flaming Gorge

Flaming Gorge Reservoir

Current Status

Last Updated: November 4, 2019

As of November 3, 2019, Flaming Gorge Reservoir pool elevation is 6031.17 feet, which amounts to 91 percent of live storage capacity.  Inflows for the month of October totaled 69,564 acre-feet (af) or 95 percent of average.  Flaming Gorge average daily releases are planned to be increased beginning in the middle of November at 50 cfs per day from the currently daily average of 1,100 cfs to a daily average of 2,150 cfs by early December. 

The November final forecast for unregulated inflows into Flaming Gorge for the next three months projects near average conditions: November, December and January forecasted unregulated inflow volumes at 50,000 af (98 percent of average), 38,000 af (109 percent of average), and 43,000 af (107 percent of average), respectively. 

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

Working Group Meetings

The Flaming Gorge Working Group is an open public forum for information exchange between Reclamation and the stakeholders of Flaming Gorge Dam. The public is encouraged to attend and comment on the operations and plans presented by Reclamation at these meetings. Meeting notes from past Working Group meetings are posted on the Working Group webpage. For more information on this group and these meetings please contact Dale Hamilton at 801-379-1186 or Paul Davidson at 801-524-3642.

Reclamation is planning to hold the Pre-Flaming Gorge Working Group meeting on March 19, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Uintah Conference Center in Vernal UT (313 East 200 South).  The Flaming Gorge Working Group meeting to review stakeholders comments and input is scheduled for April 16, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Carbon County Event Center, 450 S Fairgrounds Rd, Price, UT 84501, USA.

Past working group meeting summaries and can be accessed on the Working Group pages.


Please contact the Operations Group via e-mail at ResourceMgr@usbr.gov for additional information.

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Last Updated: 11/12/19