Streamflow: May 3, 2016

The chart below shows how much water is flowing at different locations along the South Platte and Colorado Rivers. The streamflow rates depend on Denver Water’s diversions into various reservoirs, tunnels, canals and ditches. The chart below also shows the historic monthly average streamflow rate at each location. All streamflow rates are measured in cubic feet per second. 

 South Platte RiverFlowsHistorical Monthly Average
North Fork of SP at Grant 45 151
South Platte at Waterton 751 431
South Platte at Denver 1,906 894
Burlington Ditch Diversion 79  
South Platte at Henderson 2,387 1,093
South Platte near Kersey
4,206 2,401
South Platte at Julesburg 5,137 1,064
Bear Creek at Morrison 151 146
South Boulder at Pinecliffe 88  
Colorado RiverFlowsHistorical Monthly Average
Eagle River at Gypsum 442 1,338
Colorado River at Dotsero 1,756 4,774
Colorado River at Cameo 2,807 9,076
Colorado River near Kremmling 932 1,740