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Difficulty I-II
Length 25 Miles
Gauge ANIMAS RIVER AT FARMINGTON, NM
Flow Range 200 - 6000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 56 minutes ago 262 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/15/2017 3:48 am

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Many shorter runs possible.

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Date Flow Result Factor  
2005-06-30 High Fatality High Water Read More

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Gila National Forest Releases New Draft Plan, First in 34 Years (NM)

1/21/2020
Kestrel Kunz

For the first time in 34 years, the Gila National Forest is revising their forest-wide Management Plan. On Friday, January 17 they officially released the Draft Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Assessment (DEIS) for a 90-day comment period ending on April 16. Forest Plans are vitally important as they are the blueprint for resource management and they provide an opportunity to secure better protections for rivers and their surrounding landscapes. As part of the plan revision process, the Forest Service is required to rely heavily on public input to inform management direction, plan components, and new designated areas. Read more for a complete schedule of Public Meetings that are happening this week! 

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Colorado Mine Accident closes Animas River

8/6/2015
Nathan Fey

Durango, Colorado - On Wednesday morning, 1Million gallons of contaminated mine drainage was accidentaly released into the Animas River watershed. A crew working to clean-up a mine outside of the town of Silverton, accidentaly released the plume forcing local officials to close the river to paddlers, pets and livestock, and other water users. The impact on fish and wildlife is not fully known at this time.

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What Southwestern Water Conservation District Doesn't Want You To Know

1/23/2002
Nick Lipkowski

1274thumb.jpg A CO water district has filed suit in an effort to deny a non-prof corporation access to public documents requested under CO’s Open Records Act. The “Southwestern Water Conservation District (SWCD) is using taxpayer dollars to inimidate citizens asserting their rights under the law. Their arrongance is staggering” said Phil Doe, Chair of Citizens’ Progressive Alliance.
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