Category Archives: Hydrology

Hydrology

2016 Stream Flow Project annual report

2016 was a pretty boring year for the stream flow project.  There were no major flood events in the cave.

2015 ended with a major flood, reaching 24 feet in Thunder River.  The effects of that flood lingered over to the first two days of 2016.  By January 3 the river was back down to normal levels.  Aside from that, Thunder River reached 4 feet for a day in early July, but otherwise stayed below 2 feet for the entire year. read more