Release sends trickle of water down Santa Fe River

Posted at: 05/06/2013 8:24 AM
Updated at: 05/06/2013 8:27 AM
By: The Associated Press

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The city of Santa Fe's release of water from a reservoir is sending a trickle of water down the Santa Fe River.

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, the release that began Friday and continued over the weekend should help hundreds of recently planted cottonwoods and willows.

The city's ability to release water through municipal reservoirs and flow downstream is limited by the amount of inflow from snowmelt during the current drought.

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