Streamflow

Streamflow: May 25, 2017

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 RiverFlows
(cubic feet per second)
Historical Monthly Average
(cubic feet per second)
North Fork of SP at Grant 122 151
South Platte at Waterton 88 431
South Platte at Denver 678 894
Burlington Ditch Diversion 430  
South Platte at Henderson 788 1,093
South Platte near Kersey
4,667 2,401
South Platte at Julesburg 3,299 1,064
Bear Creek at Morrison 103 146
South Boulder at Pinecliffe 427  
Colorado RiverFlows
(cubic feet per second)
Historical Monthly Average
(cubic feet per second)
Eagle River at Gypsum 922 1,338
Colorado River at Dotsero 3,425 4,774
Colorado River at Cameo 5,166 9,076
Colorado River near Kremmling 1,660 1,740