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Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Now Holding Back Water

January 27, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

The new Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway is holding back water in Folsom Lake for the first time.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Leak Develops At Auxiliary Dam Site

January 20, 2016 | Steve Milne

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a leak developed this morning at a cofferdam at the auxiliary spillway adjacent to Folsom Dam. A cofferdam is a temporary structure holding Folsom Lake back and providing a small dry area for workers.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Backup Water Pumps For City Of Folsom

September 3, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Work has begun on a project at Folsom Dam to install backup pumps in case the level of Folsom Lake drops significantly.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Celebration For New Folsom Auxiliary Spillway

August 27, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Crews have completed the Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway. The new dam is finished but is not yet connected to Folsom Lake.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Detour Begins For Section Of Popular Folsom Dam Trail

June 15, 2015 | Ed Joyce

A portion of a popular public trail will be closed during seismic safety work at a Folsom Reservoir dam.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Folsom Dam Improvements Ahead Of Schedule, Causing More Emissions

August 19, 2014 | Steve Milne

Construction is ahead of schedule on improvements to Folsom Dam. Drought conditions at Folsom Lake mean work crews can get more done. But the increased activity is creating more air pollution than anticipated.

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