The pulse flow is hitting its peak today, but water has been creeping its way down toward the delta since Sunday. This little bit of water has been going a long way.
Just watch as children splash around in a river bed that was bone dry only a week ago. If all goes well, the cottonwood and willow seeds that are ready to germinate will be carried down throughout the delta and take root.
Stay tuned for more.
Dep. Secretary of DOI Michael Connor addresses those assembled at the event and Morelos Dam.
via U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
US IBWC Commissioner Edward Dursina speaks to press and attendees at the Minute 319 Pulse Flow Ceremony from Morelos Dam.
Journalists, conservationists, and policymakers gathered today at Morelos Dam to observe and celebrate the pulse flow. This historic event is a product of binational cooperation that reframes water management in the Colorado River for the first time in decades.
Karen Schlatter, of Sonoran Institute, describes the scene at Morelos Dam this morning as the Colorado River pulse flow hits its peak.