The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation recently released the April status of local reservoirs Jackson Gulch and McPhee.
Jackson Gulch reservoir live content stood at 4,622 acre-feet with a 9,977 acre-feet maximum capacity and a 4,965 acre-feet average (1981-2010) end-of-month content. At Jackson Gulch, a daily maximum/minimum of 0/0 cubic-feet-per second was released into the Mancos River, and 19 acre-feet were released for municipal purposes.
McPhee Reservoir live content stood at 303,095 acre-feet, with a 381,051 acre-feet maximum capacity and a 282,143 average (1981-2010) end-of-month content. At McPhee, 3,453 acre-feet were released into the Dolores River, and 3,025 acre-feet were released for trans-basin purposes. At McPhee, a daily maximum/minimum of 30/88 cubic-feet-per-second was released into the Dolores River.
Questions can be directed to the Southern Water Management Group, Resource Management Division of the Western Colorado Area Office, Durango, at 385-6523.