Prolonged drought results in record-low flows on Animas River

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Prolonged drought results in record-low flows on Animas River

Things could change ‘at the snap of a finger’
The Animas River is a trickle of what it was this summer. The photo on the left shows the river flowing at 1,730 cubic feet per second on May 1, completely submerging the boulder in the right photo, which was taken Thursday when the river was flowing at 117 cfs.

Prolonged drought results in record-low flows on Animas River

The Animas River is a trickle of what it was this summer. The photo on the left shows the river flowing at 1,730 cubic feet per second on May 1, completely submerging the boulder in the right photo, which was taken Thursday when the river was flowing at 117 cfs.
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