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The waters of the Rio Grande are rising. I have only been in this area a short time, but I have definitely noticed this. This is serious. Aquifers long dry are being replenished from underneath and water tables are rising. Arroyos are flooding, which have not tasted a drop of water in many, many years. Tall trees almost dead for lack of moisture are again receiving water to their roots. Water-loving birds are appearing in desert areas long dry in eager anticipation of rain. Levels of greenery not seen for a century are returning to lands that went dry in the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s.