Fontenelle Dam

Current Status

Last Updated: June 13, 2019

Fontenelle Reservoir is currently at elevation 6498 feet, which amounts to 82 percent of live storage capacity. Inflows for the month of May totaled 167,000 acre-feet (af), or 99 percent of average. Releases are currently ramping up to pass the high inflows seen over the past week, expect flows near 6400 cfs to continue through the majority of June.

The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center has forecasted inflows that are near average.  June, July and August forecasted inflow volumes amount to 300,000 af (100 percent of average), 199,000 af (112 percent of average), and 77,000 af (101 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.

Beau Uriona



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

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Last Updated: 6/13/19