Colorado-Big Thompson Project update

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From email from Reclamation (Kara Lamb):

We continued to reduce releases from Olympus Dam to the Big Thompson River yesterday. By yesterday evening, we were releasing about 127 cfs to the Big Thompson. We anticipate maintaining this release rate, unless weather conditions change again. We will see how the weather treats us, this week.

Meanwhile, inflows to Lake Estes are currently around 577cfs. We continue to run 550 cfs through the tunnel from Lake Estes to the hydro-electric power plants for power generation. This, combined with our release through the dam, is lowering the water elevation at Lake Estes just slightly.

More Colorado-Big Thompson Project coverage here.

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