MCPHEE RESERVOIR WATER YEAR 2013 OPERATING PLAN
"This data is provisional and subject to change due to Dolores River inflow, future precipitation, weather patterns, managed release criteria and user demand."
McPhee 2013 Releases
2013 Forecasted inflows are about 40% of normal, currently at 125,000AF. McPhee will not fill and there will be no boatable releases. All Dolores Project supplies are on shortage including the Fish pool. Downstream releases are expected to vary between 15 - 35 cfs in 2013.
You can also call 970-882-2164, x5, Ken if you have questions or #1 for the control room for current conditions.
Dolores Gage below McPhee: http://www.dwr.state.co.us/SurfaceWater/data/detail_graph.aspx?ID=DOLBMCCO&MTYPE=DISCHRG
Dolores Gage at Dolores: http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09166500
Slickrock Gage: http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09168730
Gage at Bedrock: http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09169500
Gage near Bedrock: http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09171100
DWR Gages Division 7: http://www.dwr.state.co.us/SurfaceWater/data/division.aspx?div=7
DWR Gages Division 4: http://www.dwr.state.co.us/SurfaceWater/data/division.aspx?div=4
You can create your own “My Stations” on the DWR website to monitor all desired gages at once.
The most current releases are available at Division of Water Resources site, Dolores gage below McPhee, http://www.dwr.state.co.us. See more rafting detailed recommendations from our local Public Lands office at http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/sjplc/recreation/sjdolores.html.
NOTE: Release estimates are approximate and updates will be made available based on emerging weather conditions, in-flow rates and reservoir levels. Future weekly updates will be available at this site.
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