Grand Canyon Colorado River Flows - January & February
This is a December 28, 2018, update from Heather Patno at Glen Canyon Dam.
The release volume from Glen Canyon Dam for January, 2019, will be 860,000 acre-feet. Hourly releases during weekdays in January will fluctuate from a low of approximately 9,100 cfs during the early morning hours to a high of 16,860 cfs during the afternoon and evening hours. On weekend days in January releases will fluctuate from a low of approximately 9,200 cfs during the early morning hours to a high of 16,850 cfs during the afternoon and evening hours.
The anticipated release volume for February is 740,000 acre-feet. This will be confirmed with a subsequent notification toward the end of January.
Heather E. Patno
Hydraulic Engineer, Glen Canyon Dam
Bureau of Reclamation
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