Flaming Gorge

Current Status

(Last Updated: November 19, 2018)

Daily average releases are currently set at 1,500 cfs with fluctuations for hydropower according to the release schedule. Average daily releases will likely remain at 1,500 cfs through the end of November.

Inflow into Flaming Gorge Reservoir during the month of October was 77,000 acre-feet, or 130 percent of average. The current reservoir elevation is 6,029.5 feet (89 percent of live capacity) and decreasing.

The November forecast for inflows for the next three months projects above average conditions: November, December, and January forecasted inflow volumes at 64,500 acre-feet (126 percent of average), 62,500 acre-feet (179 percent of average), and 68,500 acre-feet (170 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 Jed Parker at 801-524-3816.

Reclamation will be holding the next Flaming Gorge Working Group meeting on March 14th, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Uintah Conference Center, 313 E 200 S, Vernal, Utah.

Notes from the April 27th, 2018 Flaming Gorge Working Group have been posted online. Past working group meeting summaries and can be accessed on the Working Group pages.

Jed Parker, P.E.

Additional Information

Last Updated: 11/19/18