‘Still tiptoeing on edge of cliff’
Snowpack is a predictor of spring melt run off. As of last week, our mountain snowpack was less than two thirds of normal. The gurus are not predicting a very wet summer.
We have been using the river to keep our one reservoir full. It holds only about 200 acre feet. For comparison, the city delivers about 5 acre feet per day. Come late March or early April, the acequias will start getting their share of river water, and the city will start to draw down on the reservoir.