Folsom Lake News

9/4/2015 12:59:00 AM
NBC Bay Area
California’s historic drought has taken a toll on Folsom Lake. The lake, which supplies water to nearly half a million people, is nearing the so-called dead pool level. That means that its water level is nearly too low for water to be pumped out…

9/3/2015 10:17:00 PM
CBS Sacramento
FOLSOM (CBS13) – Work has begun on building a barge that would supply Folsom with drinking water if water levels get so low the current system doesn’t function. The system taking shape a system that could be a lifesaver for the city. Crews have begun…

9/3/2015 12:12:00 PM
Daily Kos
After just hundreds of the river’s steelhead returned to Nimbus Fish Hatchery in the first few years after Folsom Lake was completed, the DFW introduced Eel River steelhead to the hatchery, boosting annual steelhead returns to the hatchery in the…

9/2/2015 10:47:00 AM
BC Local News
If you have any doubts about what can happen just have a look at California and some of their major lakes: Lake Shasta, Folsom Lake, and Lake Oroville. They are bottoming out. Boats no longer float. The M.S. “ice cube/cold water” challenge is…

9/2/2015 10:31:00 AM
Comox Valley Record
If you have any doubts about what can happen just have a look at California and some of their major lakes: Lake Shasta, Folsom Lake, and Lake Oroville. They are bottoming out. Boats no longer float. The M.S. “ice cube/cold water” challenge is…

9/1/2015 6:46:00 PM
kcra.com
Crews have begun welding together pieces of 18-inch diameter pipe and using machines to snake the pipe down the face of Folsom Dam. This will be how the city of Folsom gets its drinking water if the lake's level drops below the city's regular intake…

9/1/2015 11:22:00 AM
YubaNet
To date trail users in Auburn and Folsom Lake State Recreation Areas and Hidden Falls Regional Park have logged more than 600 reports including illegal dumping, suction dredge mining, mountain lion sightings, downed trees and other trail maintenance issues…

9/1/2015 11:19:00 AM
Talk 650 KSTE
Shockingly low water levels in Folsom Lake have officials corking plans to let water out. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says they will cut flows out of the lake in half by the end of the week thanks to water levels getting close to historic lows…

9/1/2015 7:22:00 AM
San Jose Mercury News
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials plan to make a significant cut to flows from Folsom Lake, which is a primary water source for Sacramento suburbs, as water levels at the reservoir near historic lows. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly…

9/1/2015 12:40:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
starting with a 4 p.m. Wednesday game at Yuba before a 6 p.m. game at Folsom Lake on Friday. The Roadrunners’ next home game is against Modesto at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15…

8/31/2015 11:17:00 PM
TheSacramento Bee
The U.S Bureau of Reclamation will cut flows out of Folsom Lake in half by the end of the week as water levels at the reservoir near historic lows. Folsom Lake is the primary water source for Sacramento suburbs serving hundreds of thousands of customers…

8/31/2015 8:09:00 PM
Oroville Mercury-Register
starting with a 4 p.m. Wednesday game at Yuba before a 6 p.m. game at Folsom Lake on Friday. The Roadrunners’ next home game is against Modesto at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15…

8/31/2015 4:52:00 PM
kcra.com
Cal Fire used air tankers and helicopters in response to contain the fire, which broke out just before 4 p.m. Fire crews said the fire spread at a slow rate and wasn't threatening any structures as it moved toward the lake. No evacuations were called, either…

8/31/2015 10:41:00 AM
Real Estate Rama California
It’s ironic that we are celebrating progress on a facility to rapidly release water out of Folsom Lake while we are in the fourth year of an historic drought and the lake is nearly empty. Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks at the…

8/29/2015 12:21:00 AM
Daily Kos
Folsom Lake is currently holding only 201,600 acre feet of water, 21 percent of capacity and 32 percent of average. The water level is 367.35 feet in elevation, 98.65 vertical feet from maximum pool. Due to the poor management of the American and Folsom…

8/28/2015 3:53:00 PM
Sierra Sun Times
It’s ironic that we are celebrating progress on a facility to rapidly release water out of Folsom Lake while we are in the fourth year of an historic drought and the lake is nearly empty. This spillway project is a reminder that the previous generation…

8/27/2015 6:15:00 AM
Rocklin and Roseville Today
The three-acre Johnny Cash Legacy Park will be located at the corner of East Natoma Street and Folsom Lake Crossing. The park will incorporate interpretive and educational elements about Johnny Cash, his band the Tennessee Three, and the "At Folsom Prison…

8/26/2015 10:03:00 PM
The Sacramento Bee
The Ten Tenors is a group of classically trained Australian tenors, aged 23 to 33, who are noted for their beautiful harmony, exuberance and comedic antics. They have been seen by over 77 million people, on three continents, selling out shows and winning…

8/26/2015 12:28:00 PM
TheSacramento Bee
Officials of Folsom Lake Toyota and Scion will host a public ribbon-cutting ceremony and festivities Thursday evening to mark the opening of the newly remodeled facilities. The event will run from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at 12747 Folsom Boulevard in the Folsom…

8/25/2015 11:01:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
The Granite Bay Triathlon was held at Granite Beach in the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area and consists of a 0.75 mile swim, a 13 mile bike, and a 5 mile run. Maximov wins twice in Alameda >> Chico High’s Nicholas Maximov competed at the Jiu Jitsu By…

8/25/2015 12:10:00 AM
CBS Sacramento
That “reduces our need to supplement the recycled water system with potable water and benefits the wider Sacramento region by reducing water withdrawals from Folsom Lake.” Back along Deer Creek, Motz worries the water and wildlife will never come back…

8/24/2015 3:47:00 PM
The Business Journal
Keltgen has joined the education studio where he leads projects for K-12 districts and community colleges. He is overseeing the construction for the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center and a project at West Campus High School…

8/24/2015 1:00:00 AM
The Business Journal
Keltgen has joined the education studio where he leads projects for K-12 districts and community colleges. He is overseeing the construction for the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center and a project at West Campus High School…

8/23/2015 9:24:00 PM
Broadway World
Parking is included in the price of the ticket. Harris Center is located on the west side of Folsom Lake College campus in Folsom, CA, facing East Bidwell Street. The "Golden Age of the piano" is generally considered to be the late 19th and early 20th century…

8/21/2015 8:33:00 PM
News 10
Six and a half weeks. That's how long until Folsom Lake's water level gets so low the water can't be pumped out anymore and operators will have to switch to an emergency pumping station that has yet to be installed. Folsom Reservoir provides drinking water…

8/21/2015 8:24:00 PM
FOX 40
Linda Creek’s water flows from Folsom Lake to a treatment plant. That’s where the city controls how much water is released. Right now it’s at about 70 percent. “The reason we had to do that is we needed to balance our water supply situation…

8/21/2015 8:17:00 PM
kcra.com
A sewer line rupture has a portion of a busy road connecting El Dorado Hills and Folsom shut down as crews work to fix the pipe, according to the El Dorado Irrigation District. The sewer line broke sometime before 3 p.m. Friday under Green Valley Road near…

8/21/2015 2:38:00 PM
Grist
Not all forms of renewable energy get counted. Large hydropower projects, such as those generated by the dams off Lake Shasta, Lake Oroville or Folsom Lake, are excluded. So are most rooftop solar panel installations, as opposed to the large solar arrays…

8/21/2015 12:33:00 AM
News 10
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8/20/2015 10:33:00 PM
Ukiah Daily Journal
Los Medanos, at 4 p.m. (Conference) (away) Oct. 9 vs. Yuba, at 4 p.m. (Conference) (home) Oct. 13 vs. Folsom Lake, at 4 p.m. (Conference) (home) Oct. 16 vs. Marin, at 4 p.m. (Conference) (home) Oct. 20 vs. Napa, at 4 p.m. (Conference) (away) Oct. 23 vs…

8/20/2015 8:35:00 AM
Broadway World
Parking is included in the price of the ticket. Harris Center is located on the west side of Folsom Lake College campus in Folsom, CA, facing East Bidwell Street. The National Circus of The People's Republic of China was founded in 1951, and since that…

8/20/2015 12:22:00 AM
The Bulletin
Yes, Palmer, the city manager, is well aware that Folsom Lake — the sole source of water for this Gold Rush outpost near Sacramento, California — is close to historically low levels, and stands as one of the most disturbing symbols of the four-year…

8/19/2015 9:06:00 PM
New York Times
Yes, Mr. Palmer, the city manager, is well aware that Folsom Lake, the sole source of water for this Gold Rush outpost near Sacramento, is close to historically low levels, and stands as one of the most disturbing symbols of the four-year drought that has…

8/19/2015 4:57:00 PM
petapixel.com
Anne-Marie Valentine was on a camping trip at Folsom Lake in California last month when she spotted what appeared to be a dead seagull at the bottom of the dry lake bed. When she got closer, she realized that it was a camera drone that someone had crashed…

8/19/2015 6:28:00 AM
Western Farm Press
At the end of the day you have a dry piece of bread. Crews begin work on drought fix at Folsom Lake – Workers scramble with straws to suck the last bit of water from Folsom Lake for urban residents this fall. That’s because sometime soon the lake will…

8/19/2015 12:14:00 AM
Big Bear Grizzly
That’s plenty of space for recreation, Stephenson said, but people hear about the drought and see photos of drastically lower water levels at places like Folsom Lake and think it’s the same throughout the state. People think they’ll hit the lake…

8/18/2015 8:32:00 PM
TheSacramento Bee
A drone found in Folsom Lake in July contains some interesting video from above – and below – the water. Anne-Marie Valentine said she found the drone on the shores of the receding lake on July 31. It was equipped with a video camera. Once home from a…

8/17/2015 10:30:00 PM
CBS Sacramento
FOLSOM LAKE (CBS13) — Crews at Folsom Lake are working on a project to keep the water flowing to the community and prison, both of which are in danger of running dry during California’s drought. A barge made up of a few large floating platforms linked…

8/15/2015 12:23:00 PM
Amador Ledger-Dispatcher
The purpose of the concert is to fundraise for her college funds. Long recently graduated with her A.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Arts & Humanities, at Folsom Lake College. She is raising funds to continue her education at a Bay Area college to earn…

8/14/2015 7:22:00 PM
TheSacramento Bee
As water regulators continue to rapidly drain Folsom Lake to bolster supplies downstream, crews have begun construction of a floating barge that could keep water flowing to the city of Folsom this fall. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which operates the…





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