Reservoir management

Alcova Draw Down Marks End Of Wet Year
The Bureau of Reclamation brings to an end this month one of its busiest years on record as record high water levels moved downstream on the North Platte river. Listen here, Bureau of Reclamation Manager, John Lawson says as the water year draws to a close they begin dropping levels at the reservoir…
Alcova Refill Starts April 1st
Water levels at Alcova go up ten feet in April as the Bureau of Reclamation does the annual reservoir refill in anticipation of the irrigation season. Area Manager, John Lawson says, while the refill itself is standard, it will play a role in alleviating expected high runoff and inflow into the enti…