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Stories related to: Reservoir Storage

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Reservoir Levels Rise In California With Record October Rainfall

October 31, 2016 | Amy Quinton

October was one of the wettest on record in Northern California. But the state needs much more to replenish major reservoirs.

Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

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Storm Brings Rain, Snow, Tricky Travel

March 11, 2016 | Ed Joyce

A series of storms in Northern California is forecast to bring heavy rain to the valleys and snow to the Sierra Nevada through early next week.

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Environment

Storms Bring Rain And Snow To California

March 4, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The series of storms in California over the next week could cause federal water managers to release water from the Folsom Reservoir to maintain flood space requirements.

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Environment

Strong El Niño No Help For Long-Term California Drought

February 25, 2016 | Ed Joyce

February was mostly dry and warmer than normal in California and the latest drought update says the multiyear drought in the state is likely to continue and perhaps worsen.

Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

Environment

El Niño 'Takes A Break'

February 5, 2016 | Ed Joyce

January brought above-average rainfall and snow to much of California, partly due to El Niño. But forecasters say the ocean warming condition is "taking a break" for the next week or longer.

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Snowpack 'Growing Nicely' In Sierra

February 2, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The second measurement this winter of snowpack in the Sierra Nevada was 130 percent of average. State water officials say the snowpack will help reservoir recovery.

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