August 28, 2012
Large boulders lie exposed on the banks of the Elk River just north of Steamboat Springs this week. This year's mild winter and limited summer moisture have resulted in lower-than-typical river flows in the area.
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Water Commissioner Brian Romig has shut down eight ditches because they had no flow-measuring device to confirm that water rights holders were not taking more water from the Elk than they were entitled to.