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Posted on: September 27, 2019

FG Dam Flow Rates

Flaming Gorge Dam Outlet

Flaming Gorge average daily releases are planned to be lowered beginning on October 1st by 50 cfs per day from the currently daily average of 1,900 cfs to a daily average of 1,100 cfs by October 16th.  This is the transition from Colorado Pikeminnow Summer/Autumn base flows to -40% base flows according to the 2006 Record of Decision and is identified in the Flaming Gorge Operation Plan May 2019 to April 2020 -- https://www.usbr.gov/uc/water/crsp/cs/pdf/20190500-FlamingGorgeMay2019April2020-OperationPlan-508-PO.pdf.  The 1,100 cfs average daily release is projected to continue through November.

These updates will be reflected on the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center's website here.  The projected release schedule is subject to change based on forecast information as well as hourly release schedules issued by WAPA to fulfill power contract requirements.

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