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Water report 10/27 - 11-1

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Offline roadtrip

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Water report 10/27 - 11-1
« on: November 01, 2019, 01:18:32 PM »
Boot spring 10/27-1 liter in 45 seconds
Juniper spring 10/28 running downhill - gathered a liter from a tiny pouroff in 45 seconds
Fresno 10/29 running over trail, filled up a liter in about 5 seconds (Sawyer squeeze bag)
Boot Spring 10/30  1 liter 52 seconds
11/1 gathered good water from 10 inch pool in boot canyon pool. Plenty of water in the pools

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Offline steelfrog

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Re: Water report 10/27 - 11-1
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2019, 02:08:40 PM »
Boot spring 10/27-1 liter in 45 seconds
Juniper spring 10/28 running downhill - gathered a liter from a tiny pouroff in 45 seconds
Fresno 10/29 running over trail, filled up a liter in about 5 seconds (Sawyer squeeze bag)
Boot Spring 10/30  1 liter 52 seconds
11/1 gathered good water from 10 inch pool in boot canyon pool. Plenty of water in the pools

When you filter that fast you miss all the enjoyment...

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Offline bkrier

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Re: Water report 10/27 - 11-1
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2019, 03:36:12 PM »
Interesting, I just returned from Boot Springs on 10/18/19 when it was running at 1L in 30 seconds= 2 L in 1 minute. With the information, 10/27 (9 days later) it was 1L in 45 seconds (1.33 L per minute) and 10/30 (12 days) it was 1L in 52 seconds ( 1.15 L/minute). Question, does Boot springs run dry most years? Is it rain dependent or is there an underground aquifer? Anybody know or have suspicions. If the current trend continues with no rain, I would estimate it would take over 6 minutes to get 1 liter in 2 months but take 30 minutes to get a liter after 3 months in January. Yes, I like math.

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Offline hunterhughes

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Re: Water report 10/27 - 11-1
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2019, 12:44:00 PM »
Hi Roadtrip, How do you like the Sawyer Squeeze?  Have you used the Sawyer Squeeze with shallow pools?  I just bought one to replace my heavy pump filter but I am wondering how I would get the water into the Squeeze from a very shallow pool without getting a lot of muck.   Thank you.

 


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