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Flows increase from Boysen

 

June 9, 2017



WORLAND - Hot Springs County Emergency Management Coordinator Bill Gordon issued a press release stating that he is heightening monitoring after receiving information that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will be increasing the release of water from Boysen Reservoir from 7,000 cfs (cubic feet per second) to 8,000 cfs instead of reducing the flow as originally announced by the Bureau.

Hot Springs County has the advantage in that few tributaries adding significant flows to the 7500 cfs in the Big Horn. Down river, in Washakie and Big Horn counties flows will be higher. The emergency managers ar...



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