Data Dump: Animas River Flows

An alarming record on a Southwestern indicator stream

In December, the flow of the Animas River as it runs through Durango, Colorado, dropped to levels not seen in over a century of record-keeping, according to a Durango Herald report. That means that there was less liquid in the river on those days than during the epic droughts of 2002, 2018, or the early 1950s. It’s an alarming record. 

The Animas may not…

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