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Continued Warm, Dry Weather Has CO Water Managers Vigilant

Drought in Colorado
Carlye Calvin
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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