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Ruedi kept a secret for nearly two years. Western drought exposed it.

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Barry Stevenson/Outside Adventure Media
"Sleeps with the fishes ..." A Toyota sedan that tumbled into Ruedi in 2020 was discovered last week by local videographer Barry Stevenson. The reservoir recently hit its lowest level in two decades.

Ruedi Reservoir recently dropped to 54 percent capacity – its lowest level in two decades. And it turns out the drought-impacted lake… has been hiding something. KDNK’s Morgan Neely spoke with local videographer Barry Stevenson about what he found lurking just below the surface.