Missouri River Water Management News

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  • Glenn Cunningham Reservoir to begin to fill naturally

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will shut the outflow gate at Glenn Cunningham Reservoir on June 1, to allow the lake to begin to refill naturally. It is anticipated that with typical weather conditions the lake will reach full conservation pool by early spring 2021.
  • State, federal partners finalize Chatfield Reservoir Reallocation Project with environmental, agricultural, recreational benefits

    After more than three decades of collaborating with state and federal entities, including local water providers, Chatfield Reservoir will begin storing up to an additional 20,600 acre-feet of water this spring.
  • Jamestown Reservoir Flood Storage Nearly Evacuated

    Jamestown Reservoir flood storage is nearly evacuated with the pool elevation approaching the summer target of 1,431 feet. Releases are being adjusted out of Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs accordingly.
  • Cherry Creek Reservoir releases scheduled to gradually increase

    As river stages downstream of Denver continue to recede, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will begin to gradually increase releases from Cherry Creek Dam. Releases from Cherry Creek Dam will be gradually increased over the next few days to evacuate flood control storage. On Thursday, Sept. 26, Cherry Creek Dam releases were increased from 40 cubic feet per second to 75 cfs. The releases are scheduled to be increased to 100 cfs on Monday, Sept. 30.