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Reservoirs Still Full

August 10, 2011 Jackson Hole, Lincoln County, State of Wyoming, Swan Valley No Comments
Palisades Reservoir

Things may be starting to dry out throughout the region, but it appears there is no shortage of water for irrigation.  Even though it’s nearly mid-August, the reservoirs throughout the Snake River Basin still range from 97% to 100% filled.  By comparison, Bureau of Reclamation statistics show that water was being drafted from the reservoirs in late June last year.  Currently, the bureau reports slightly less than 4-million acre-feet of water is impounded in the system.

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