Navajo River

October 31, 2012--Water 2012 visits Southwest Basin (Alamosa News)

Southwestern Colorado’s rivers are unique in that many of the rivers and tributaries flow from north to south and are administered as independent river systems. This is due to the fact that many, such as the Navajo, Blanco, Piedra, Pine, Florida, Animas, La Plata, and Mancos Rivers, are tributary to the San Juan River in New Mexico or just upstream of the state line.

February 8, 2007--Snowpack 86 Percent of Average (Pagosa Springs SUN)

By Feb. 1, the Colorado snowpack was 91 percent of the long-term average. The local San Juan Basin snowpack was slightly below average at 86 percent. Its water content was 17 inches, or 85 percent of th 19.9 inch average...The Rio Blanco and Navajo Rivers both should see streamflows at 94 percent of average, while the San Juan is looking at flows of 89 percent.

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