Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Bluewater Lake Drops 1,300 Acre-Feet

Area residents need to be prepared for well below average water availability this year. This warning was part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Feb. 1 report. Year-to-date precipitation is still well below normal at 68 percent. Storage in Bluewater Lake is down from a year ago, at 3,300 acre-feet, as compared to 4,600 acre-feet last year. This equates to 56 percent of the average storage of 5,900 acre-feet for this time, according to the hydrological report...more

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