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Groundwater will account for most of Calgary rivers’ volume during hot, dry spell

Flow has dropped to its lowest levels for this time of year

June 7, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Calgary – The Bow and Elbow rivers will be getting most of its volume from groundwater and any rainfall amounts in the wake of below-average mountain snowpack levels. The rivers’ flow has dropped to some of their lowest levels for this time of year. The area has experienced a hot, dry spring and snow melt from the mountains began about six weeks earlier than usual. I Heart Radio report | READ MORE

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