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Snowpack, Reservoir Levels Remain Strong Across Colorado from NRCS Report

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently released its Colorado Water Supply Outlook Report, based on Feb. 1 figures, which marks the second comprehensive update for Colorado since the “2017 water year” began on Oct. 1.

According to the report, statewide snowpack and reservoir levels had increased since the Jan. 1 report, and were well above average statewide.

SNOWPACK LEVELS (as of Feb. 1)

River Basin

 % of Historic Avg
Gunnison

171

San Juan

169
Arkansas

164

South Platte

156
T-5 Colorado

154

T-5 Rio Grande

154
North Platte

137

Yampa/White

128
Statewide

157

 

RESERVOIR LEVELS (as of Feb. 1)

River Basin

% of Historic Avg
Yampa/White

121

San Juan

115
Gunnison

108

T-4 Colorado

105
T-4 South Platte

105

Arkansas

99
Rio Grande

89

North Platte

N/A
Statewide

105

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