Credit: Kara Lamb
Bureau of Reclamation
Eastern Colorado Area Office
Edits by David Coulson
Colorado State Editor
The Green Mountain power plant returned the second generating unit back to service and is ramping up to generate hydro-electric power at full capacity. As a result, releases through the plant from the reservoir are going up in 100 cfs increments.
At 4 p.m. 6/08/11 releases were bumped up to about 900 cfs. At 6 p.m. to around 1000 cfs. At 8 p.m. to 1100 cfs. And it will increase one more time around 10 p.m. to 1200 cfs.
The releases of 1200 cfs from Green Mountain Reservoir and Power Plant to the Lower Blue River will be maintained until further notice.
Questions may be sent to Kara Lamb Public Information Bureau of Reclamation Eastern Colorado Area Office (970) 96204326