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Continued Warm, Dry Weather Has CO Water Managers Vigilant

Drought in Colorado
Carlye Calvin
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courtesy of University Center for Atmospheric Research
Drought in Colorado

This week we’ve been reporting on March’s record hot, dry weather – and now we’ve learned the state’s snowpack declined by as much as 30% last month. Perhaps a more alarming figure is the fact that 98% of the state is currently in some level of drought.

KUNC's Erin O'Toole spoke with Veva Deheza and Taryn Hutchins-Cabibi with the Colorado Water Conservation Board, which represents each of the state’s major water basins and provides policy direction.

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