Flaming Gorge

Flaming Gorge Reservoir

Current Status

Last Updated: April 9, 2021

As of April 9, 2021 Flaming Gorge Reservoir pool elevation is 6025.37 feet, which amounts to 85% of live storage capacity. Unregulated inflows for the month of March is approximately 68,000 acre-feet (af), which is 67% of the average March unregulated inflow volume. Flaming Gorge Dam average daily release is currently 860 cfs.

The April final forecast for unregulated inflows into Flaming Gorge for the next three months projects below average conditions. April, May, and June forecasted unregulated inflow volumes amount to 95,000 af (71% of average), 120,000 af (49% of average), and 205,000 af (53% of average), respectively.

The April water supply forecast of the April through July unregulated inflow volume into Flaming Gorge Reservoir is 530,000 acre-feet (54% of average). The snowpack as of April 9, 2021 is 79% of median for the Upper Green Basin.  

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 next Flaming Gorge Working Group meeting on April 15, 2021 at 10:00 am MDT via WebEx.

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


Contact

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

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Last Updated: 10/21/20