Declining Colorado snowpack impacts water supplies, recreation

9th April, 2015 by

By Alli Langley

As Summit County and the rest of Colorado continue to experience a warm, dry spring, below-average snowpack will likely have far-reaching impacts on water supplies and recreation.“I’m hoping that we have that huge snow after the ski areas close,” said Matti Wade, owner of Ten Mile Creek Kayaks in Frisco. He added that he worries about possible dust events, which could expedite snowmelt and runoff. Snowpack in Summit County’s Blue River Basin hovered slightly above average for the last few months and, after several stretches of close to record-breaking warm weather, dropped to average in late March and below average …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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