Agenda

Spring 2011 Meeting

 

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Colorado Basin River Forecast Center

2242 W North Temple

Salt Lake City, UT  84116

 

Call-in number:

1-877-929-0660
Participant code: 1706374

Go-to meeting:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/join/589433624

 

 

10:00 am     Welcome and introductions

 

10:10 am     CBRFC and NRCS discussion: WY2011 precipitation and snow

 

10:15 am     Green River Basin: Upper and Lower Green/Yampa/White and Duchesne

       CBRFC and NRCS discussion: Review observed and forecast conditions, and discuss water supply forecast progression on Fontenelle and Flaming Gorge Reservoirs and Yampa River Basin unregulated inflow forecast.  

       Reclamation (UC) discussion: Fontenelle and Flaming Gorge Reservoirs WY2011 operations and feedback on coordination and forecast process with CBRFC and NRCS.

 

10:45 am     Upper Colorado Basin: Gunnison/Dolores/San Juan Basins

       CBRFC and NRCS discussion: Review observed and forecast conditions on the Aspinall Unit and Navajo Reservoir unregulated inflow forecast and the Aspinall Unit and Navajo Reservoir forecast progression. 

      Reclamation (UC) discussion: The Aspinall Unit and Navajo Reservoir WY2011 operations

11:15 am     Upper Colorado Mainstem: Lake Powell

       CBRFC and NRCS discussion: Review observed and forecast conditions on Lake Powell unregulated inflow forecast and discuss forecast progression.

       Reclamation (UC & LC) discussion: Coordinated operations at Glen Canyon Dam/Lake Mead for WY2010/2011; projected operations based on current forecast; and feedback on coordination and forecast process with CBRFC and NRCS.

 

11:45 am     Lower Colorado and Virgin Basins: Salt/Gila/Little Colorado/Virgin River Basin

      CBRFC and NRCS discussion: Review observed conditions on Lake Mead and forecast progression.  

      Reclamation (LC) discussion: Projected operations based on current forecast; and feedback on coordination and forecast process with CBRFC and NRCS.

12:15 pm     Lunch

1:15 pm       USGS update

 

1:35 pm       Western Area Power Administration updates.

 

2:00 pm       Army Corps of Engineering updates.

 

2:20 pm       Special Briefing:  Seasonal to Year-Two Colorado River Streamflow Prediction Workshop Summary – Kevin Werner, CBRFC

 

3:00 pm       Business

       Next meeting date

       Miscellaneous

 

3:15 pm       Adjourn