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Lake: Green Mountain Reservoir
River: Blue River (Below Green Mtn Res)

Green Mountain releases over weekend

Post By: klamb      Posted: 6/23/2014 3:45:56 PM     Points: 396    
Hi all,
Some of you might have noticed that Green Mountain had a sudden decrease in release early Saturday morning, dropping from about 900 cfs to 700 cfs. That is because we had one of the two units in our power plant trip off line.

The guys are working on it now and we hope to have it back up in a day or two. Meanwhile, the 700 cfs release will be made through the one unit at the plant at the foot of the dam.

Best,
Kara
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 Reply by: klamb      Posted: 6/23/2014 3:46:25 PM     Points: 396    
Reservoir elevation is still going up!
 Reply by: MAC ATTACK      Posted: 6/23/2014 4:14:09 PM     Points: 32593    
Thanks for keeping us updated.
 Reply by: klamb      Posted: 6/24/2014 3:45:39 PM     Points: 396    
Yes! We are still going up. In fact, today we're about 93% full: [log in for link]

Best,
Kara