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Stories related to: folsom lake

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.

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Environment

California Drought: Recent Storms Help Sierra Snowpack Not Water Supply

November 19, 2015 | Ed Joyce

There is no change this week to the drought in California, despite the recent storms that have brought snow to the Sierra. Reservoir storage in California remains the second lowest on record.

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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.

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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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Reservoirs Rising But Still Well Below Normal

March 4, 2014 | Bob Moffitt

The amount of water in Folsom Lake has nearly doubled in the past month since this picture was taken, but lake levels are still only at 59 percent of average.

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