Fontenelle Dam

Current Status

Last Updated: October 3, 2019

As of October 2, 2019 Fontenelle Reservoir pool elevation is 6496.30 feet, which amounts to 78 percent of live storage capacity. Inflows for the month of September totaled 40,958 acre-feet (af) or 89 percent of average. Releases remain at 1100 cfs.

The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center has forecasted inflows that are near average.  October, November, and December forecasted inflow volumes amount to 45,000 af (93 percent of average), 44,000 af (105 percent of average), and 37,000 af (116 percent of average), respectively. 

Please refer to the following link for Green River flow projections, through Green River, WY, provided by the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center: CBRFC Green River, WY Projection

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

Working Group Meetings

The next Fontenelle Working Group meeting is scheduled for April 22, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The meeting is planned to held at 3 Telephone Canyon Road, Green River, WY 82935. The Fontenelle Working Group is an open public forum for information exchange between Reclamation and other parties associated with the operation of Fontenelle Reservoir. Minutes from the meeting are currently posted on the Working Group webpages.


Please contact the Operations Group via e-mail at for additional information.

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Last Updated: 10/7/19