Top Discharges

Streamgauges reporting the most discharge on the Dolores River



10 Day Trend

Discharge comparison for the highest gauges over the past 10 days



Expected Streamflow Ranges

Streamflow discharge range for this time of year

The Dolores River is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 241 miles (388 km) long, in the U.S. states of Colorado and Utah. The river drains a rugged and arid region of the Colorado Plateau west of the San Juan Mountains. Its name derives from the Spanish El Rio de Nuestra SeƱora de Dolores, River of Our Lady of Sorrows. The river was explored and possibly named by Juan Maria Antonio Rivera during a 1765 expedition from Santa Fe. The mean annual flow of the Dolores prior to damming was approximately 1,200 cu ft/s (34 m3/s), but due to ... Source: Wikipedia