The Shoshone Powerplant and Dam pulls out 600-1400 cfs depending on how much power Excel is generating. So at 2300 cfs on the Dotsero Gage, you will have about 1000 cfs in the river--clearly enough to boat, but not great 'til it hits 1500 to 1800 cfs.
|COLORADO RIVER NEAR DOTSERO, CO|
|usgs-09070500||900 - 5000 cfs||IV-V(V+)||01h01m||1090 cfs (running)|
|900 is the minimum acceptable flow and there is no maximum suggested flow (Flows based on 2012 WFET Basin Report).|
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