The Bureau of Reclamation is increasing releases from Ruedi Reservoir for the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Program


From email from Reclamation (Kara Lamb):

Tonight [ed. September 6] at 5 p.m., releases from Ruedi Reservoir to the Fryingpan River will increase. We will be increasing by about 50 cfs. The reason for the change is that flows in the Colorado River through the 15 Mile Reach of critical habitat for endangered fish species have dropped. As a result, the Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting additional water. Currently, the Fryingpan is flowing around 260 cfs. After the change, it will be closer to about 312 cfs.

More endangered/threatened species coverage here and here.

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