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LIVING RIVER Santa Fe River releases possible, despite dry winter

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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013 10:00 pm | Updated: 10:33 pm, Thu Apr 18, 2013.

Despite a measly winter and lack of spring moisture, Santa Fe water managers expect enough mountain snowmelt will reach municipal reservoirs to allow a little to be released into the Santa Fe River.

Santa Fe River coordinator Brian Drypolcher said the city should be able to allow up to 320 acre-feet of water to bypass the reservoirs east of the city and flow down the river channel. The final determination of how much water is released will be based on runoff measurements and the city’s “living river” ordinance.

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  • Gregorio Ambrosini posted at 7:45 pm on Thu, Apr 18, 2013.

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    The Santa Fe River is totally trashed at the corners of Sandoval, Guadalupe and Alameda. It even smells. Dirty Diapers, and you name it. Just look under the bridges.

     
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