Water officials expect McPhee release

Outlet: Cortez Journal

May 7, 2011

Recent high-altitude snowstorms have water officials confident there will be enough water to fill McPhee Reservoir this year plus an excess released for recreational boating on the Lower Dolores River.
Dolores Water Conservancy District General Manager Mike Preston said he is hoping for an eight- to 10-day water release of 800 to 1,000 cubic feet per second on or around Memorial Day, May 30…

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