As of early March 2014, snowpack in the Upper Colorado Basin is 131 percent of normal, compared to less than 50 percent of normal in January 2013.
While our water outlook is more positive than last year, ultimately the amount of water we will collect is unknown until melting begins in spring. Water planners are monitoring snowpack levels as well as historic data and forecasts to develop a 2014 water shortage recommendation for the Utilities Board at the March 19 board meeting.
Wise water use will always be a priority in our community. We're here to help with ways to save: