Flaming Gorge

Current Status

(Last Updated: October 15, 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 September was 52,100 af, or 95 percent of average. The current reservoir elevation is 6,030.60 feet (90 percent of live capacity) and decreasing.

The October final forecast for inflows for the next three months projects at or above average conditions: October, November, and December forecasted inflow volumes at 67,400 af (114 percent of average), 67,900 af (133 percent of average), and 66,100 af (190 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: 10/15/18