Fontenelle

Fontenelle Dam

Current Status

Last Updated: June 10, 2022

As of June 10, 2022, the Fontenelle Reservoir pool elevation is 6484.07 feet, which amounts to 56 percent of live storage capacity. Inflows for the month of May totaled approximately 63,000 acre-feet (af) or 36 percent of average. Fontenelle’s release is currently maintained at 1,200 cfs.

The June final forecast for unregulated inflows into Fontenelle for the next three months projects below average conditions. June, July, and August inflow volumes amount to 220,000 af (74 percent of average), 102,000 af (57 percent of average), and 45,000 af (59 percent of average), respectively. The April-July 2022 unregulated inflow is forecasted to be 435,000 af or 59% of average.

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 August 23, 2022 at 10:00 am. Details on the meeting will be provided as we get closer to the meeting date. The Fontenelle Working Group is an open public forum for information exchange between Reclamation and other parties associated with the operation of Fontenelle Reservoir. Meeting Minutes from the August 26, 2021 meeting are posted on the Working Group webpage.


Contact

Please contact the Operations Group via e-mail at ResourceMgr@usbr.gov for additional information.

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Last Updated: 4/6/22