Please don't blame the dryland bean farmers. Many fought against the Dolores Project as hard or harder than the boating and enviro communities.krypto: Much thanks for the release info.
IMO, those lousy sheep and bean farmers need to move somewhere else with water and Mcphee needs to be torn down. YMMV.
EDIT: Keep in mind, this river would hit ~7,000cfs pre-Mcphee (1985).