Garfield County has reported 27 new COVID-19 cases since Monday and Eagle County has added 17 cases. Pitkin County has recorded eight cases since Monday.
• The Fork ran at 103% of average below Maroon Creek and at 97% of average at Emma on Sept. 18.
• Lake Powell’s elevation has lost about one foot since last week.
• Air temperatures are dropping and air quality was mostly clean last week.
Each of Aspen Journalism’s reporters and editors, as well as two freelance journalists, took home first-place awards.
Some pointed out that the Wolf Creek project is sure to get lots of scrutiny and, perhaps, national attention, especially with the current spotlight on the declining reservoirs of the Colorado River system.
• The Fork above Aspen ran at 75% of average Sept. 11 as Cameo call returns.
• Lake Powell’s elevation is down to 3,530 feet or five feet above critical level.
• Air quality in Aspen was “moderate” for three consecutive days last week due to smoke coming from out-of-state wildfires.
According to Camblin, it was the federal Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program that first pushed the district to take a look at where it could manage its water better.
• Paid occupancy in Aspen reached 75.5% in July, down from 86.4% last year.
• The Fork ran at 106% of average on Aug. 28 below Maroon Creek, up from 89% last week.
• Lake Powell’s elevation has lost one foot since last week.
Berggren said we are starting to see voluntary collaboration start to break down and that it might be time for federal intervention.
• The Fork ran at 105% near Emma, 44% in Aspen.
• Lake Powell’s elevation has lost six inches since last week.
• Aspen high temps reached 87°F on Aug. 9, about 10 degrees above normal.
“Since April, we’ve seen a disconnect between our incidence rates, our positivity and our wastewater measurements,” Pitkin County epidemiologist Carly Senst told county commissioners July 26. “The wastewater is showing much higher prevalence than what we’re seeing come through.”