Plans to drain Harvey Gap Reservoir near Silt postponed

Posted at 1:18 PM, Aug 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-27 15:18:29-04

SILT, Colo. (AP) -- Plans to drain Harvey Gap Reservoir north of Silt have been postponed.

The drain plans would allow officials to inspect a dam outlet. The plans were canceled after a portion of County Road 237 south of the reservoir collapsed.

According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel ( ), the road collapse was not related to the reservoir problems.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have canceled a no-limits emergency fish salvage that went into effect Aug. 18.


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