Chatfield Reservoir

High water at Chatfield (credit: CBS)

Camping Area Reopened At Chatfield Reservoir

More recreation areas at Chatfield Reservoir are reopening to the public after heavy rain and snowmelt kept the water levels high.

07/01/2015

Search crews on the South Platte River on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

South Platte Flow Intentionally Slowed To Help In Search For Missing Tuber

The water levels in the South Platte River were lower on Tuesday thanks to the Army Corps of Engineers who slowed the release of water from Chatfield Reservoir.

06/23/2015

An image from the search (credit: CBS)

5-Hour Wait Prediction Scares Off Boaters At Cherry Creek Reservoir

Cherry Creek State Park was expecting a busy day for boaters on Saturday, but it turns out that not a lot of people showed up.

06/21/2015

A "closed" sign at the beach (credit: CBS)

Chatfield Reservoir Waters Keep Rising, Breaks Historic Crest Set In 1980

As of 6:16 am Wednesday the latest reading at Chatfield Reservoir was 5,447.74 feet.

06/17/2015

South Platte River flooding in 1965 (credit: CBS)

Deadly Flooding Prompted Improvements Along South Platte

It was 50 years ago that 21 people were killed when water tore through the South Platte River basin on the Front Range and poured into the Eastern Plains. The devastating flood also led to the creation of a reservoir system.

06/16/2015

Flooding at Chatfield Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Flooding Causing More Problems At Chatfield Reservoir

Too much water is continuing to cause concerns at Chatfield Reservoir.

06/15/2015

Flooding at Chatfield Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Flooding At Chatfield Reservoir Gives Boaters More Options

Rising flood waters at Chatfield Reservoir closed a main park road overnight and it remained closed on Sunday. A number of park facilities are also closed.

06/14/2015

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Elitch Gardens Opens Water Park, Water World Opens Memorial Day

All of Colorado’s wet weather is putting a damper on Memorial Day weekend activities. Some parks and trails are closed because of all the moisture.

05/24/2015

Water World delayed their opening because of cold, wet weather (credit: CBS)

Warm Weather Venues Delay Opening Due To Rain, Cold

Several warm weather venues scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend have delayed their opening day because of cool, wet weather. That has many rethinking their holiday plans.

05/22/2015

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Chatfield Reservoir Floods By Six Feet, Swallowing Amenities

Copter4 flew over Chatfield Reservoir on Wednesday where the water level is six feet higher than normal.

05/21/2015

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