DROUGHT GETS WORSE
Water supply forecast is 18% of normal.
The drought in the San Juan basin is getting worse. Here are the latest forecasts from the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center:
San Juan – Navajo Reservoir : 18% of average
San Juan – Farmington : 21%
Animas – Durango : 29%
San Juan – Bluff UT : 18%
To look at these forecasts, go to http://www.cbrfc.noaa.gov/ – click WATER SUPPLY – click SAN JUAN – click on any triangle on the map to see the forecasts for that point. The computer runs are updated daily, so look at “ESP Percent Average”.
To look at more data, go to http://www.sanjuanflows.info/ – click RESERVOIRS – for graphs and data on Navajo Reservoir. As of May 20, Navajo Reservoir is at 29% of active capacity.
ON MAY 29, THERE WILL BE AN EMERGENCY MEETING FOR DITCH REPRESENTATIVES TO DISCUSS THE CRISIS.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 6:30 PM AT MCGEE PARK – ROOM A.