Snowpack is vital to Colorado's water supply as well as to millions of people who live downstream

KMGHPublished: August 5, 2017
Published: August 5, 2017

Colorado’s snow covered mountains are more than just a magnet for skiers and snowboarders. They are a giant storage facility for our state’s water supply. “If you go to your tap, four out of every five glasses of water you will fill up will have originated as snow,” said hydrologist Keith Musselman of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

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