Fry-Ark water diversion for season flirted with record level

Outlet: The Aspen Times

September 24, 2011

The heavy and long-lasting snowpack last winter allowed the diversion of one of the greatest volumes of water ever from the Upper Fryingpan River basin, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said this week. A total of 98,800 acre feet of water was diverted east via the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project from spring to late August, according to Kara Lamb, spokeswoman for the reclamation bureau…

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