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ZAZ: The floods, or "high-flows," are an effort to restore the river's natural environment for both tourists and wildlife in the Grand Canyon.Will any of that water (be allowed to) reach the ocean?I'm with the "blow up some dams" crowd.
the first step in an ongoing experiment to rebuild beaches and fish habitat in the iconic Grand Canyon.
"These high-flow releases, a new paradigm in water management, recognize that there are hugely beneficial impacts to river ecology from releasing the requisite water needed downstream in large pulses, rather than uniformly throughout the year," said U.S. Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt.
A Shambling Mound: TigerCatBrandon: Is it really the Grand Canyon anymore if it's a .... river?I am not entirely sure what sort of response would be appropriate here.Ponzholio: UberDave: Dead for Tax Reasons: 42000 cfs doesn't seem too bad for the colorado river, but I may be mistakenSurely you're mistaken.Would it sound better saying 18.8-million gallons per minute?Yes but how many Empire State buildings is that?
Dead for Tax Reasons: 42000 cfs doesn't seem too bad for the colorado river, but I may be mistaken
MoreThenALittleJittery: Rainbow trout are not native, the native species are things like chub and various types of minnows. They don't survive well in the cold water released from the bottom of the damn, so I'm not sure how much this will really help them....
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