Green Mountain Reservoir operations update: 1200 cfs in the lower Blue River by the weekend

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From email from Reclamation (Kara Lamb):

[May 5] we’ll start ramping up releases again from Green Mountain Dam to the Lower Blue. This time, we’re ramping in 100 cfs increments. The first change will be at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, May 5. That will put us at 900 cfs. Tomorrow afternoon around 6 p.m., we’ll go up another 100, putting 1000 down the Lower Blue. Two similar changes will happen at those same times on Friday, May 6. This means by the weekend, we will be releasing 1200 cfs to the Lower Blue. We’re trying to make room in the reservoir for snow melt. At this time, the reservoir elevation still remains fairly low.

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