Warm water causes concern on Carson River watershed

Nevada Appeal: The Carson River watershed is in hot water. That's what happens when the Sierra Nevada snowpack that normally feeds the system is way below normal - just 7 percent of average this year with peak spring runoff finished two months early. "The water is low and slow and warm," said Duane Petite, Carson River project director, The Nature Conservancy. Petite spoke at the conservancy's 805-acre River Fork Ranch near Genoa, one of the stops on a two-day tour of the Carson River watershed hosted......

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