Fryingpan-Arkansas Project update: 213 cfs in the river below Ruedi Dam for the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program


From email from Reclamation (Kara Lamb):

August seems to be upholding its reputation for traditionally being the hottest and driest month in Colorado. As a result, flows in the Colorado River have dipped slightly. In response, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is calling for water for the identified habitat of the endangered fish.

To meet that call, we are increasing releases from Ruedi Dam to the Fryingpan River by 25 cfs. This will put about 213 cubic feet per second at the Ruedi gage just below the dam.

More Fryingpan-Arkansas Project coverage here.

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