Streamflow: August 23, 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 253 157
South Platte at Waterton 79 290
South Platte at Denver 151 473
Burlington Ditch Diversion 36  
South Platte at Henderson 310 641
South Platte near Kersey
239 816
South Platte at Julesburg 79 188
Bear Creek at Morrison 23 64
South Boulder at Pinecliffe 62  
Colorado RiverFlowsHistorical Monthly Average
Eagle River at Gypsum 233 382
Colorado River at Dotsero 1,549 1,714
Colorado River at Cameo 2,425 2,849
Colorado River near Kremmling 1,163 1,080