No doubt: It’s a bad drought

No doubt: It’s a bad drought

Southwest Colorado counties declared disaster areas
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Mother Nature is holding back on rain, but Donnie Waters with the city of Durango Parks and Recreation Department delivers a shower as he tests the sprinkler system Tuesday at Schneider Park. The city of Durango’s water supply hasn’t yet alarmed city officials.
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Baxter Moore, 10, enjoys the cooling waters of the sprinkler park Wednesday at the Durango Community Recreation Center’s Aquatic Center. He took part in a field trip of the Durango Day Camp.
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Tubers draw a crowd Tuesday afternoon as they pass below the footbridge over the Animas River at Rotary Park. The National Weather Service sees no relief in sight for the hot temperatures in Southwest Colorado.
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