Caution urged around high, fast river waters

Fast-moving water flowing along the Green River is a reason to be cautious during Flaming Gorge Days.

Due to high runoff levels, precipitation and releases from the Fontenelle Reservoir, the Green River has been flowing at high speeds with high water levels within the past weeks.

Debris is flowing down the river as well.

These elements combined make for a more dangerous combination when recreating in the river.

The Green River Fire Department and Green River Police Department urge those recreating in the water to take necessary precautions when doing so.

A family had a close call last week whe...


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