Streamflow

Streamflow: September 22, 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 91
South Platte at Waterton 35 112
South Platte at Denver 108 228
Burlington Ditch Diversion 112  
South Platte at Henderson 124 380
South Platte near Kersey
456 784
South Platte at Julesburg 143 249
Bear Creek at Morrison 20 43
South Boulder at Pinecliffe 61  
Colorado RiverFlowsHistorical Monthly Average
Eagle River at Gypsum 184 267
Colorado River at Dotsero 1,263 1,299
Colorado River at Cameo 2,172 2,208
Colorado River near Kremmling 1,010 886