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Seven Falls Update
updated: Jul 15, 2014, 10:15 AM

By Edhat Subscriber

Has anyone been to 7 Falls lately? Is there any water?

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 COMMENT 535623 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-07-15 10:23 AM

I wish

 

 COMMENT 535630 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-07-15 10:34 AM

You mean Seven Trickle?

 

 COMMENT 535647 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-07-15 11:15 AM

Bone dry since May. (Unless you count the putrid, stagnant, sock-and-band-aid-filled lower puddle that people still seem to like to soak their feet in...)

 

 COMMENT 535748 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-07-15 03:10 PM

What about Red Rock? Anyone been up there recently?

 

 COMMENT 535850 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-07-15 07:51 PM

Where/ what is seven falls?

 

 COMMENT 535893 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-07-16 07:04 AM

Should we rename it 7 Cliffs during the dry season?

 

 COMMENT 535992 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-07-16 10:00 AM

7-Falls used to flow year-round, along with other parts of Mission Creek, before the Mission Tunnel was installed in the 1910's. The Tunnel acts as a French Drain and sucks about 1,000 acre-feet of water per year from the mountain, depleting the springs that once fed a perennial Mission Creek. Read more in historian Walker Thompkins missives.
People used to go to Fern Falls for summer picnics before the creek water was siphoned off. Now it goes dry and the endangered steelhead trout are left with essentially no suitable rearing habitat in Mission Creek. Hopefully the drought will end this winter.

 

 COMMENT 536094 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-07-16 02:23 PM

No, my cousin was up there a couple of weeks ago and no water.

 

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