Boulder Creek fish kill

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From the Boulder Daily Camera (John Aguilar):

The portion of the creek — between the Millennium Harvest House hotel and 28th Street — where 263 fish died on Aug. 20 was very shallow that day, the city said in a press release. It said the low stream flow was likely due to depleting snowmelt at high elevations and to upstream water rights owners pulling water from the creek. Flows on that portion of Boulder Creek were estimated to be around 1 cubic feet per second or less and stream temperatures topped out at 66 degrees Fahrenheit, the city said.

More Boulder Creek coverage here and here.

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