Adequate Water Supply Forecast even with February’s Variable precipitation
Boise-Idaho’s mountain snowpack will still provide an adequate water supply this season despite weather patterns that pushed winter precipitation to other parts of the country according to hydrologists with the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
NRCS measures the mountain snowpack monthly January through June to provide snow runoff predictions and water supply forecasts used in managing
“Above average snowpacks gained from early winter precipitation carried central
According to the water supply report just released for March, overall
“Reservoir storage is in good shape with many reservoirs reporting average or better amounts for the end of February,” said Abramovich. “The ones we’re watching are
“The most important streamflow forecast for many of
For the full report on February’s snowpack, precipitation, runoff and water supply predictions for specific basins, please view the March 2011 Water Supply Outlook Report online at www.id.nrcs.usda.gov/snow and click on the ‘Water Supply’ link.