Runoff (Snowpack) news

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From the Durango Telegraph:

“…the Dolores Basin’s snowpack level is currently at 93 percent of average, and water managers are carefully considering options for this spring’s spill.”

From the Vail Daily:

The flow of the Eagle River near Minturn rose from 83 cubic feet per second on April 20 to 307 cubic feet per second Monday, according to measurements from the Eagle River Water and Sanitation District. The historic average since 1990 for this time of year is about 139 cubic feet per second…There was 26.4 inches of “snow water equivalent” on the mountain. The historic average for this time of year is about 23.7 inches.

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