Durango will get its water this winter solely from the Animas River

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Durango will get its water this winter solely from the Animas River

Work at Lemon Dam will cut city’s access to Florida River

Durango will get its water this winter solely from the Animas River

Corby Konkel with Rain For Rent of Cortez helps pump water over the Lemon Reservoir Dam to maintain flows in the Florida River on Wednesday. The Bureau of Reclamation has begun rehabilitating the dam’s high-pressure gate.
A contract crew operates pumps to maintain flows in the Florida River from Lemon Reservoir on Wednesday during the initial phases of rehabilitation of the dam’s high-pressure gate.
A Ballard Marine Construction diver prepares to enter Lemon Reservoir during the initial phases of the high-pressure gate rehabilitation on the dam.
A contract crew pumps water from Lemon Reservoir to the Florida River to maintain flows as work begins on a project to rehabilitate the high-pressure gate on the dam.
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