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Nooksack streamflows ‘dramatically reduced’ as summer approaches

Junior water rights holders may be asked to restrict water use

An aerial biew of the road passing over the Nooksack River basin.
Junior water rights holders in the Nooksack River basin may be asked to reduce or restrict their water use this summer after low winter precipitation and rapid snowmelt during May's heatwave. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
Stream flows from the Nooksack River are running significantly below normal, putting Whatcom County

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