Mexico Still Releasing Water
The dam release on the Rio Conchos is still flowing. As of this morning, August 26, 2010, it has increased up to a bit over 2000 cfs (61 cms). This release has not reached the Rio Grande, but we would expect to see an increase in the gauge at the Presidio Bridge in the next 24 to 48 hours. The flow of the Rio Grande should come up a bit above the nice flow rates we have been having for the last few weeks.
Again, we do not have information on the duration of the Mexican Release and have no idea how long we can expect to have good flows in the Rio Grande. If you are planning a river trip for the fall, come on down while the river us UP!Big Bend Info > Canoeing > Rafting > Rio Grande