Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey took advantage of the heavy rain to get water samples from Cherry Creek in Denver.
Frustrated homeowners in Saint Mary’s Glacier near Idaho Springs have been without usable water for 12 days.
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.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say falling water levels at Prewitt Reservoir have made the boat ramp there unusable for the rest of the boating season.