The water flowing from Mount Evans into the Bear Creek watershed is at the lowest level since the drought in 2002, said Evergreen Metropolitan District environmental technician Tony Langowski.
Although the water quality is generally good, the lack of snowpack has greatly reduced the volume this season — a scenario that affects aquatic as well as human life.
Last summer, water levels dropped to the point where there were water-use restrictions for the district, and fishing opportunities were limited.
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