Fontenelle

Fontenelle Dam

Current Status

Last Updated: May 10, 2022

As of May 10, 2022, the Fontenelle Reservoir pool elevation is 6479.13 feet, which amounts to 46 percent of live storage capacity. Inflows for the month of April totaled 50,400 acre-feet (af) or 60 percent of average.

Fontenelle’s releases are currently maintained at 825 cfs   

The May final forecast for unregulated inflows into Fontenelle for the next three months projects below average conditions. May, June, and July inflow volumes amount to 90,000 af (55 percent of average), 225,000 af (75 percent of average), and 110,000 af (62 percent of average), respectively. The April-July 2022 unregulated inflow is forecasted to be 475,000 af or 65% 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