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Grizzly Reservoir to be drained next summer for rehab work

Repairs planned for dam, tunnel, outlet works

During next year’s rehabilitation work most of the creeks — Lost Man, New York, Brooklyn and Tabor — will be allowed to flow downstream instead of being collected by a canal system that feeds Grizzly Reservoir.

Data dashboard: Roaring Fork is running at 80% of average

Lake Powell’s water level is down to 9 feet above the 3,525-foot threshold.

• The Fork was flowing at 79.7% of average below Maroon Creek and at 89.3% of average near Emma on Aug. 14. • The Crystal’s streamflow has dropped by 26% above Avalanche Creek and by 50% at the CPW Fish Hatchery bridge since last week. • Lake Powell’s elevation reached 3,533.9 feet on Aug. 14,…

The Runoff | In dog days of summer, streamflows diminish but demands don’t

Welcome back to The Runoff, our monthly newsletter featuring insight and news from our Water Desk you won’t read anywhere else, plus additional context and updates on our most recent reporting. Once again we are taking the place of the normal edition of The Roundup, which will return next week. Thanks for going deeper with…

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