The Natural Resources Conservation Service is facing some budget cuts and what may go is monitoring the snow,
It’s the largest reservoir serving Denver Water, but a major project planned for Lake Dillon could be stopped because of all the snowmelt gushing into the lake right now.
The water is down considerably after two years of dry weather. It’s still down about 28 feet but Bob Evans, manager at the marina, says the level is rising quickly.
All the spring snow is giving a big boost to Lake Dillon.
Dillon Reservoir is down about 18 feet from normal water levels. The biggest casualty of the low levels is the Frisco Marina where 900 feet of dock needs to be moved nearly every day.
Denver Water says Lake Dillon is about 82 percent of capacity and down 16 feet.
Changes are on the way for drivers in Summit County after Denver Water started construction Monday on Dillon Dam Road.
Denver Water is increasing releases from Dillon Reservoir so the dam can hold more water, but the move also could boost the Blue River above flood stage for a few weeks.
Police say some artifacts are missing following a fire at a Frisco museum, including an antique fur collection, jewelry, women’s clothing and other artifacts.
A fire burning west of Keystone Ski Area Thursday evening has forced some homes to be evacuated.