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Sat Jan 16, 2021, 10:23 PM

Santa Fe plans significant water release as state tries to pay down Texas debt

For a short while, the Santa Fe River will look like … well, a big river.

Water scheduled to be released from a regional reservoir will boost the Santa Fe River’s flow a hundredfold to an unusually high level for a short time this month, a city water official said.

“Get the kayaks out,” said Jesse Roach, the city’s Water Division director. “This will be fairly extraordinary.”

The release is set for Thursday and will last five days, he said.

Texas has asked New Mexico to release all the water it can spare into the Rio Grande, so it will flow south to the much-depleted Elephant Butte Reservoir, a main water supply hub for southwestern Texas.

Read more: https://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/santa-fe-plans-significant-water-release-as-state-tries-to-pay-down-texas-debt/article_77b35b46-5523-11eb-b24c-dbd680bdb8bf.html

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