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Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Map

Announcements

Water Order FAP 20-48
August, 18 2020
GENERAL
WAPA has requested flows for power generation.

Sugarloaf Dam
Tuesday, August 17, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Release 380 cfs from the sleeve valves to the conduit.
Maintain until further notice.
Water Order FAP 20-47
August, 17 2020
GENERAL
The VFMP ends August 15.

Twin Lakes Dam
Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 12:00 Hrs.
Replace 168.05 cfs of account release with project water for a total project release of 498.05 cfs. There is no gate operation.

Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 12:00 Hrs.
Decrease the project release by 100 cfs. This is a gate operation.

Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 17:00 Hrs.
Decrease the project release by 100 cfs. This is a gate operation.

Monday, August 17, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Convert 100 cfs of the project release to native. There is no gate operation.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 12:00 Hrs.
Convert 100 cfs of the native release to an account release from CPW. Decrease the project release by 100 cfs. This is a gate operation.

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 07:00 Hrs.
Stop the CPW account release. This will be a total decrease of 100 cfs.

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 08:00 Hrs.
Stop the project release. This will be a total decrease of 50.
Water Order FAP 20-46
August, 13 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow decreased.

Twin Lakes Dam
Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 09:00 Hrs.
Increase the project release by 25 cfs to a total of 325 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-45
August, 12 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow decreased.

Twin Lakes Dam
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 09:00 Hrs.
Increase the project release by 50 cfs to a total of 300 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-44
August, 11 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow decreased.

Twin Lakes Dam
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 09:00 Hrs.
Increase the project release by 25 cfs to a total of 250 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-43
August, 10 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow decreased.

Twin Lakes Dam
Monday, August 10, 2020 at 09:00 Hrs.
Increase the project release by 40 cfs to a total of 225 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-42
August, 07 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow decreased.

Twin Lakes Dam
Friday, August 7, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Set the project release to 125 cfs.

Friday, August 7, 2020 at 16:00 Hrs.
Increase the project release by 60 cfs to a total of 185 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-41
August, 06 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow increased.

Twin Lakes Dam
Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Set the project release to 100 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-40
August, 04 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow increased.

Twin Lakes Dam
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Set the project release to 125 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-39
August, 03 2020
GENERAL
The admin account is approaching 0.

Twin Lakes Dam
Monday, August 3, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Set the project release to 175 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-38
August, 02 2020
GENERAL
Native flows are declining.

Twin Lakes Dam
Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Convert 25 cfs of the native release from Twin Lakes to a project release. The project release will be 175 cfs.

Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Convert the remaining native release from Twin Lakes of 40.6 cfs to a project release. Total project release will be 215.6 cfs. The entire release from Twin Lakes will be Project and Account water.
Water Order FAP 20-36
July, 31 2020
GENERAL
Native flows are declining.

Twin Lakes Dam
Friday, July 31, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Convert 100 cfs of the project release to a native release. The project release will be 100 cfs.

Friday, July 31, 2020 at 10:00 Hrs.
Increase the release by 50 cfs of project water.
Water Order FAP 20-37
July, 31 2020
GENERAL
Technical Services Center will conduct a channel capacity survey.

Sugarloaf Dam
Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 15:30 Hrs.
Increase the release down Lake Fork Creek by 40 cfs of project water (40 cfs total PW) to a total of 50 cfs.

Friday, August 7, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Increase the release down Lake Fork Creek by 50 cfs of project water (90 cfs total PW) to a total of 100 cfs.

Friday, August 7, 2020 at 15:00 Hrs.
Decrease the release down Lake Fork Creek by 25 cfs of project water (65 cfs total PW) to a total of 75 cfs.

Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 07:300 Hrs.
Decrease the release down Lake Fork Creek by 25 cfs of project water (40 cfs total PW) to a total of 50 cfs.

Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Decrease the release down Lake Fork Creek by 25 cfs of project water (15 cfs total PW) to a total of 25 cfs.

Monday, August 10, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Stop the project release down Lake Fork Creek. Maintain a native release of 10 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-35
July, 23 2020
GENERAL
Pueblo Water will increase their release from Twin Lakes by 84 cfs.

Twin Lakes Dam
Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 12:00 Hrs.
Convert 84 cfs of the project release to an account release. The project release will be 56 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-35a
July, 23 2020
Amending the start time for the conversion from project to account:
GENERAL
Pueblo Water will increase their release from Twin Lakes by 84 cfs.

Twin Lakes Dam
Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 10:00 Hrs.
Convert 84 cfs of the project release to an account release. The project release will be 56 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-35b
July, 23 2020
GENERAL
Pueblo Water will increase their release from Twin Lakes by 84 cfs. Precipitation increasedthe native inflow.

Twin Lakes Dam
Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Convert 84 cfs of the project release to an account release. Convert 56 cfs of the projectrelease to native. The project release will be 0.
Water Order FAP 20-34
July, 22 2020
GENERAL
The flow at Wellsville has dropped below 700 cfs.

Twin Lakes Dam
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 12:00 Hrs.
Add 40 cfs to the Twin Lakes project release for a total of 140 cfs of project.
Water Order FAP 20-33
July, 21 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow is increased.

Twin Lakes Dam
Monday, July 20, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Convert 100 cfs of the project release to native for a total of 100 cfs of project.
Water Order FAP 20-31
July, 20 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow is declining.

Twin Lakes Dam
Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Convert 40 cfs of the native release to project for a total of 95 cfs of project.
Water Order FAP 20-32
July, 20 2020
GENERAL
The native inflow is declining.

Twin Lakes Dam
Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Convert 105 cfs of the native release to project for a total of 200 cfs of project.
Water Order FAP 20-30
July, 17 2020
GENERAL
The flow at Wellsville is declining.

Twin Lakes Dam
Friday, July 17, 2020 at 09:30 Hrs.
Begin to release 15 cfs of project water.
Water Order FAP 20-29
July, 16 2020
GENERAL
Replace some of the native release from Twin Lakes with Project Water to help the admin account recover.

Twin Lakes Dam
Thursdsay, July 16, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Replace 40 cfs of the current native release from Twin Lakes with Project Water (VFMP) to help the admin account stay positive while keeping the Wellsville gage above 700 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-28
July, 14 2020
GENERAL
Replace the current project VFMP release with native

Twin Lakes Dam
Monday, July 14, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Replace the remaining 15 cfs of the VFMP Project release with Native, total project release will go from 15 to 0 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-25
July, 13 2020
GENERAL
Flows have dropped below 700 cfs at Wellsville.

Twin Lakes Dam
Monday, July 13, 2020 at 06:30 Hrs.
Increase the VFMP project release by 10 cfs to 65 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-27
July, 13 2020
GENERAL
Recent runoff has increased the combined admin account for Twin and Turquoise

Twin Lakes Dam
Monday, July 13, 2020 at 12:00 Hrs.
Replace 50 cfs of the VFMP Project release to Native, total project release will go from 65 to 15 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-24
July, 09 2020
GENERAL
Flows have dropped below 700 cfs at Wellsville.

Twin Lakes Dam
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Increase the VFMP project release to 30 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-23
July, 06 2020
GENERAL
There is sufficient flow at Wellsville.

Twin Lakes Dam
Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10:00 Hrs.
Decrease the release by 20 cfs of project and 10 cfs of native.
Water Order FAP 20-22
July, 04 2020
GENERAL
VFMP operations will begin.

Twin Lakes Dam
Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 00:00 Hrs.
Replace 20 cfs of the native release with project water. There is no gate change.
Water Order FAP 20-21
June, 22 2020
GENERAL
Technical Services Center will conduct a channel capacity survey.

Sugarloaf Dam
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 15:30 Hrs.
Increase the release down Lake Fork Creek by 35 cfs of project water to a total of 50 cfs.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Increase the release down Lake Fork Creek by 50 cfs of project water to a total of 100 cfs.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 15:00 Hrs.
Decrease the release down Lake Fork Creek by 25 cfs of project water to a total of 75 cfs.

Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Decrease the release down Lake Fork Creek by 25 cfs of project water to a total of 50 cfs.

Friday, June 26, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Decrease the release down Lake Fork Creek by 25 cfs of project water to a total of 25 cfs.

Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 09:30 Hrs.
Stop the project release down Lake Fork Creek. Maintain a native release of 15 cfs.
Water Order FAP 20-20
June, 12 2020
GENERAL
The Turquoise has sufficient room for anticipated imports.

Sugarloaf Dam
Friday, June 12, 2020 at 07:30 Hrs.
Close the sleeve valves. Continue the bypass flows of around 15 cfs.

Maintain until further notice.
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This page depicts the Flow Program Target and the flow of the Arkansas River as measured in cubic feet per second (cfs) at the Wellsville Gage near Salida, CO. This page also tracks, in acre feet (af), the amount of water released as part of the summer component of the Voluntary Flow Program.

WaterFlow Summary

Program Water: 10000 (af)

Flow Program Releases: 8590 (af)

Estimated Program Water Remaining: 1410 (af)

WaterFlow Data

DateWellsville FlowFlow Program
8/15/2020 7:00:00 AM730407.5
8/14/2020 7:00:00 AM754325
8/13/2020 7:00:00 AM700315.625
8/12/2020 7:00:00 AM690281.25
8/11/2020 7:00:00 AM712240.625
8/10/2020 7:00:00 AM700210
8/9/2020 7:00:00 AM730185
8/8/2020 7:00:00 AM754185
8/7/2020 7:00:00 AM643145
8/6/2020 7:00:00 AM684100
8/5/2020 7:00:00 AM690125
8/4/2020 7:00:00 AM700125
8/3/2020 7:00:00 AM706175
8/2/2020 7:00:00 AM724215.6
8/1/2020 7:00:00 AM730175
7/31/2020 7:00:00 AM695129.1667
7/30/2020 7:00:00 AM7420
7/29/2020 7:00:00 AM8020
7/28/2020 7:00:00 AM8740
7/27/2020 7:00:00 AM9160
7/26/2020 7:00:00 AM8320
7/25/2020 7:00:00 AM7300
7/24/2020 7:00:00 AM7000
7/23/2020 7:00:00 AM7180
7/22/2020 7:00:00 AM658120
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Water Temps & Daily Averages

DateWellsville Flow Daily Average (cfs)Salida Boat Ramp Temperature
6/5/2019 50°F
 37462°F
 34959°F
 34659°F
 34259°F
 33962°F
 36764°F
 41262.5°F
 40162°F
 38260°F
 38660°F
 38260°F
 34661°F
 315 
 328 
 37164°F
 32563°F
 31164°F
 31163°F
 31162°F
 298 
 27663°F
 25962°F
 26762°F
 264 
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