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|Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2016 8:16 am Post subject: Navajo Spring Peak Release June 5th Update
|We are going back to our release of 4,000 cfs starting this morning in coordination with the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management.
BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
2016 SPRING PEAK RELEASE UPDATE
June 5, 2016
SENT VIA FAX AND E-MAIL
The Bureau of Reclamation will decrease the release out of Navajo Reservoir today, June 5th at 8:30 AM, reaching 4,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). This release will be held to evaluate conditions along the San Juan River. Any further changes will be accompanied by future public notifications. Areas in the immediate vicinity of the river channel may be unstable and dangerous. Please use extra caution near the river channel and protect and/or remove any valuable property in these areas.
During spring operations, releases from the Navajo Unit will be made in an attempt to remain at or below the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers safe channel capacity of 5,000 cfs between Navajo Dam and the confluence with the Animas River in Farmington, and 12,000 cfs downstream of Farmington. The release may be changed or reduced if precipitation forecasts show risk of exceeding safe channel capacity in the San Juan River San Juan River.
If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Susan Behery at 970-385-6560 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, Marc Miller at 970-385-6541, email at email@example.com, Ryan Christianson 970-248-0652, email firstname.lastname@example.org.