Fontenelle Dam

Current Status

Last Updated: April 16, 2019

Fontenelle Reservoir is currently at elevation 6468.2 feet, which amounts to 32 percent of live storage capacity. Inflows for the month of March totaled 36,900 acre-feet (af), or 70 percent of average. Releases are currently set at 1,400 cfs.

The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center has forecasted inflows that are near average.  April, May and June forecasted inflow volumes amount to 80,000 af (94 percent of average), 130,000 af (79 percent of average), and 255,000 af (85 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 10:00 a.m., April 24, 2019. The meeting will be held at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge. The Fontenelle Working Group is an open public forum for information exchange between Reclamation and other parties associated with the operation of Fontenelle Reservoir.

The fall Fontenelle Working Group meeting was held on August 23, 2018 at the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge. Minutes from the meeting are currently posted on the Working Group webpages.

Beau Uriona



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

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Last Updated: 4/17/19