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Stories related to: folsom lake

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Folsom Lake Water Releases Largest in Five Years

March 9, 2016 | James Morrison

Shane Hunt from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation joins Insight to explain how his agency manages water releases from Folsom Lake.

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Environment

Storms Boost Sierra Nevada Snowpack, Reservoirs

March 7, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Maybe a "Miracle March" will ease some of the deficits from the historic four-year drought in California. Recent storms have boosted the Sierra Nevada snowpack and more snow is in the forecast.

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.

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

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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