Colorado-Big Thompson Project update: 1,800 cfs in the Blue River below Green Mountain Dam

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From email from Reclamation (Kara Lamb):

Tomorrow, Thursday June 30, we will be increasing the releases from Green Mountain Dam to the Lower Blue River. We will be bumping up to 1800 cfs. This change will be made in two stages; the first increase of about 150 cfs will be in the morning. The second increase of another 150 cfs will be in the afternoon. The 1800 cfs release will most likely be in place through the 4th of July holiday weekend.

From email from Reclamation (Kara Lamb):

With the high temperatures the last few days, nightly inflows to Lake Estes have been up and down. Peaks to Lake Estes continue to fluctuate between 900-1300 cfs. As a result, we are adjusting the release from Olympus Dam to the Big Thompson Canyon about every other day. Late tonight, June 29, releases to the canyon will jump up from 650 cfs to 790 cfs.

More Colorado-Big Thompson Project coverage here.

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