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Staff at Navajo Reservoir prepares for dry summer

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SUN photo/Melissa Stedman Doug Secrist, left, park manager at Navajo State Park, assists one of the many Navajo Reservoir recreationists during a meeting held at the park Monday. Staff and boaters discussed the probable effects of what is expected to be a dry summer and low water levels.

SUN photo/Melissa Stedman
Doug Secrist, left, park manager at Navajo State Park, assists one of the many Navajo Reservoir recreationists during a meeting held at the park Monday. Staff and boaters discussed the probable effects of what is expected to be a dry summer and low water levels.

“If I remember my Shakespeare correctly, there is a line from Henry IV that goes, ‘don’t shoot the messenger,’” said Nigel Travis, marine manager at Navajo State Park at the beginning of a Navajo Reservoir recreational meeting Monday night.

During the first meeting of the season, boaters and lake enthusiasts got together to eat chili and discuss updates dealing with water levels at Navajo Reservoir. Unfortunately, they did not receive good news.

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This story was posted on May 2, 2013.