Regional Roundup

Briefs by Martha Quillen

Regional Roundup – February 2005 – Colorado Central Magazine

Weather Woes

A change in Central Colorado’s weather has brought both welcome moisture and additional misery this winter. According to The Mountain Mail, chances for a good spring run-off — and consequently for improved reservoir storage this year — are good.

Last year, a long-term drought had depleted ground water and left reservoirs half-empty, despite better rainfall in 2004 (and the San Luis Valley was still getting inadequate precipitation). Thus recent heavy snows have brought optimism.

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