Fontenelle Dam

Current Status

Last Updated: August 5, 2019

Fontenelle Reservoir, as of August 4, 2019, is at elevation 6502.72 feet, which amounts to 92 percent of live storage capacity. Inflows for the month of July totaled 184,000 acre-feet (af) or 104 percent of average. Releases are steady at 1200 cfs. 

The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center has forecasted inflows that are at or near average.  August, September, and October forecasted inflow volumes amount to 72,000 af (94 percent of average), 46,000 af (100 percent of average), and 46,000 af (95 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 Thursday, August 22, 2019. The meeting will be held at the Water Treatment facility, 3 Telephone Canyon Rd, 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.

The Spring Fontenelle Working Group meeting was held on April 24, 2019 at the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge. 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: 8/5/19