Endangered Species needs results in increased releases from Green Mountain Reservoir
Credit: Kara Lamb
Public Information Officer
Bureau of Reclamation
Eastern Colorado Area Office
edits by David Coulson
Colorado State Editor
Flows on the Colorado River continue to drop. That means, calls for water along the 15 Mile Reach of critical habitat for the endangered fish are up slightly.
As a result releases from Green Mountain to the Lower Blue have been increased. Yesterday around 5 p.m. releases were bumped up by another 50 cfs. That means the Lower Blue is currently around 650 cfs.
Update 9/28/11 3 p.m.
Green Mountain Dam to the Lower Blue is now at 700 cfs..