Animas River reduced to a trickle in Farmington

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Animas River reduced to a trickle in Farmington

USGS reports near-record low flow near San Juan River confluence
Sammy Joe of Shiprock stops Thursday in Boyd Park to check out the Animas River, which had only 1 or 2 inches of water flowing through rocks near the confluence with the San Juan River in Farmington.

Animas River reduced to a trickle in Farmington

Sammy Joe of Shiprock stops Thursday in Boyd Park to check out the Animas River, which had only 1 or 2 inches of water flowing through rocks near the confluence with the San Juan River in Farmington.

Animas River reduced to a trickle in Farmington

The Animas River is mostly dry in Farmington, near the confluence with the San Juan River. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a near-record flow of 5 cubic feet per second on the river in Farmington.

Animas River reduced to a trickle in Farmington

Geese have a hard time Tuesday finding pools of water deep enough to swim on the Animas River in Farmington. The region is in an “exceptional drought,” the most serious listing by the U.S. Drought Monitor.
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