Originally Posted by Phil U.
Projected Flows - Arkansas River
My understanding is that the upper Ark basin is in relatively good shape. They've been dumping water almost all winter and just upped the release from Twin Lakes. There's over 300 in the Numbers and 400 in Browns right now.
Yeah, this valley is pretty close to paradise. If you are a low water tolerant boater and can handle a little cold you can boat almost year round. We had about 2 weeks of frozen Numbers this year but it stayed open below Salida.
Thanks. I am guessing its as much about reservoir levels and required flows as snowpack? Or are there other snow data sites other than snotel in Colorado?
I have been through the area many times in my life (having lived in Front Range and thru-hiked Colorado Trail) but I always forget how perfectly it matches all of my preferences in life. Snow nearby. A river for boating and fishing. Great community. Plenty of hiking and backpacking abound. And it doesn't hurt to have breweries, something we lack in SW Utah.
I also thought it was cool that the medical industry is considering its environmental impact. That what the green cross means, correct?