Colorado-Big Thompson Project update: 900 cfs in and out of Willow Creek Reservoir

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From email from Reclamation (Kara Lamb):

As you have most likely noticed, releases from Willow Creek Dam have varied over the past two weeks and will continue to do so well into June. We are currently passing the inflow native to the reservoir on through the dam. This means that Northern Water is often up at the dam, adjusting the gate so the outflow matches the inflow. In the past two weeks, we have seen inflows (and as a result, outflows) get as high as 900 cfs. Today and likely over the next few days, releases will continue to be around 900 cfs. It is difficult to project what releases will be outside of a few days because of the weather forecast. It is supposed to cool off, but also rain. We will have to wait and see what that means for inflows at Willow Creek.

At Granby, we continue to release about 430 cfs.

More Colorado-Big Thompson project coverage here.

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