Upper Basin Drought Response Agreement Releases

The Bureau of Reclamation implemented drought operations under the Upper Basin Drought Response Operations Agreement (DROA) due to declining water levels in Lake Powell.  Colorado River Storage Project reservoir releases are as follows: Flaming Gorge Reservoir – 125 kaf; Blue Mesa Reservoir 36 kaf; Navajo Reservoir 20 kaf.

Blue Mesa Reservoir releases scheduled to begin August 2021 as follows: August 14 kaf; September 18 kaf; October 4 kaf; November 0 kaf; December 0 kaf.

Projected end of year (December 31st) content: 234,000 (28%) as of June 9, 2021 Aspinall Operations Report