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Lasers assess how much water is in Colorado mountain snow tops

Laser technology is being used to more accurately measure mountain snowpack — crucial information for farmers and water managers in drought-stricken areas like the Colorado River Basin.

Stephanie Maltarich reports from Gunnison, Colorado.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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