Folsom Lake News

2/12/2016 12:50:00 AM
Counter Punch
Folsom Lake dropped to a record low level of 14 percent by the end of November and early December – and other reservoirs around the state were plagued by record low water conditions. Winter-run Chinook salmon, a federal and state endangered species ...

2/11/2016 5:15:00 AM
The Moore American
On a sunny and warm morning late last month, I arrived at Folsom Lake College, a little less than 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, California, and put on the neon-green track spikes I hadn't laced up in nearly five years. I was eager to get a sense of how ...

2/11/2016 3:30:00 AM
kcra.com
Inflows to Folsom Lake jumped from around 20,000 cfs at the start of Round 2 to around 80,000 cfs at the storm's conclusion. Round 3: Final storm makes big impact The final storm began Feb. 17 and lasted through Feb. 20. The rain totals exceeded the two ...

2/10/2016 8:18:00 PM
abc10.com
For those keeping an eye on the drought they know we have hit a dreaded dry spell. So why are officials letting water out of Folsom lake to flow into the ocean? It comes down to a rule created years ago, that doesn't take into account improvements at the ...

2/10/2016 6:51:00 PM
NBC News
California's Folsom Lake is nearly doubling the amount of water it lets out through its dam as water officials look to make room for the above average Sierra snowpack and future storms. KCRA's Tom Miller reports.

2/10/2016 9:22:00 AM
Washington Post
On a sunny and warm morning late last month, I arrived at Folsom Lake College, a little less than 30 miles northeast of Sacramento, and put on the neon-green track spikes I hadn’t laced up in nearly five years. I was eager to get a sense of how elite ...

2/10/2016 12:39:00 AM
kcra.com
Folsom Lake is nearly doubling the amount of water it lets out through its dam as water officials look to make room for the above average Sierra snowpack and future storms. The lake is currently at 116 percent of its historical average for this time of ...

2/9/2016 7:23:00 AM
FOX 40
Beginning Tuesday night at 9 p.m., the amount of water flowing out of the Nimbus Dam below Folsom Lake will double from 1,750 cubic feet per second to 3,500 cfs, until further notice. People fishing or otherwise recreating along the shores of the American ...

2/9/2016 1:13:00 AM
Gizmodo
We also need a long-term plan for conservation and management of that resource. Advertisement The Folsom Lake Marina sat on a dry lake bed in October 2015. (Image: AP) As we’ve seen with the drought in the Western US, we can no longer rely on rainfall ...

2/8/2016 7:40:00 PM
abc10.com
During that time frame, there were two years with less than 10 inches of rainfall. As of Feb, 7, Folsom Lake is at 61-percent of capacity. It has the ability to hold additional rain. The historical average for this date is 115 percent and it has more water ...

2/7/2016 11:41:00 AM
Breitbart News
Powerful rainstorms brought on by the record Pacific El Niño have succeeded in filling up California’s largest reservoirs, including Folsom Lake, but it may not be enough to pull the state out of what is quickly shaping up to be a fifth year of ...

2/7/2016 10:48:00 AM
Examiner
Folsom Lake levels are above normal for early this time of year, though most of the state’s reservoirs are still below normal. The importance of a substantial Sierra snowpack is a critical element to end the drought, now in its fifth year.

2/6/2016 6:25:00 PM
kcra.com
Boats were allowed back into their slips at Folsom Lake for the first time this year – a move that signals a higher lake level that is expected to remain stable. The decision is welcome news to eager boaters, especially for people who prefer to keep ...

2/6/2016 1:12:00 PM
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
That’s enough to fill Folsom Lake to capacity. Put another way, that is the same amount of water used by everyone living in San Diego and Riverside counties for a year. Yet, it’s not made easy for those individuals. Taking even small steps require a ...

2/5/2016 9:55:00 PM
The Guardian
Two agencies’ survey via land, sea and air will hopefully help improve weather forecasts and models that predict the longer-term impact of climate change California’s Folsom Lake was nearly depleted by drought in 2015 and is now nearing capacity.

2/5/2016 9:31:00 PM
abc10.com
Did you see ... HomeTown Buffet, and dozens of other restaurants, abruptly close without warning See who was arrested this year in Sacramento Manteca card skimming scam foiled thanks to observant customer Folsom Lake level reaches important milestone ...

2/5/2016 8:51:00 PM
kcra.com
Visitors along the banks of the American River will see water levels a little higher during the coming days as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation increases releases from Lake Natoma and Folsom Lake. At Lake Natoma's Nimbus Dam, the outflow doubled from two ...

2/5/2016 6:03:00 PM
San Francisco Gate
Facebook user Mark Drebert posted a composite image showing Folsom lake photo on Feb. 1: "I shot these comparison pictures at Folsom lake. 2 months and a week worth of rain goes a long ways. We still have a Aerial view of Folsom Lake shot July 20, 2015 ...

2/5/2016 5:35:00 PM
TheSacramento Bee
Just two months after Folsom Lake hit historically low depths, federal officials have increased water releases from the lake for flood control. Folsom Lake has filled up at a near-unprecedented pace since early December, thanks to rain, snow and what had ...

2/5/2016 1:52:00 AM
TheSacramento Bee
Just two months after Folsom Lake hit historically low depths, federal officials have increased water releases from the lake for flood control. Folsom Lake has filled up at a near-unprecedented pace since early December, thanks to rain, snow and what had ...

2/5/2016 12:18:00 AM
abc10.com
Did you see ... Folsom Lake level reaches important milestone See who was arrested this year in Sacramento Stockton man attacked by group of children, punched and robbed by 7-year-old Manteca card skimming scam foiled thanks to observant customer Columnist ...

2/4/2016 9:05:00 AM
Rocklin and Roseville Today
El Dorado Musical Theatre is proud to present The Addams Family which will run February 19-28, 2016 at the Harris Center (formerly Three Stages at Folsom Lake College) in Folsom, Calif. The Addams Family features an original story, and it's every father's ...

2/3/2016 10:14:00 AM
East Bay Express
Although some of California’s largest reservoirs have started to fill up — including Folsom Lake — others, like Shasta and Oroville, remain relatively empty. 3. State and federal officials are moving forward with a plan to remove four hydroelectric ...

2/3/2016 9:58:00 AM
San Jose Mercury News
Lorance said her customers are furious that they see nearby Folsom Lake filling, amid regular rainstorms, while still being told they are in a drought and having to pay higher water rates to make up for reduced water sales. "We already have a few customers ...

2/2/2016 9:17:00 PM
Gizmodo
El Niño’s been very busy blasting the West Coast (and everywhere else) with storms. Now Folsom Lake, one of the most famous lakes to be depleted by California’s drought, has surpassed its average water level for early February and will soon reach ...

2/2/2016 9:07:00 PM
Contra Costa Times
Lorance said her customers are furious that they see nearby Folsom Lake filling, amid regular rainstorms, while still being told they are in a drought and having to pay higher water rates to make up for reduced water sales. "We already have a few customers ...

2/2/2016 8:11:00 PM
San Francisco Gate
Water flowing over the Alpine Dam spillway in Marin County in Jan. 2016. Water-starved Folsom Lake is beginning to slowly fill up and recover from its lowest water levels ever. Water-starved Folsom Lake is beginning to slowly fill up and recover from its ...

2/2/2016 5:15:00 PM
WFMY News 2
More people in the workforce are retiring, leaving openings. So, you have a really large gap to fill with these positions,” Folsom Lake Community College Medical Lab Technician program director Jason Pedro explained. The medical lab technician job was ...

2/1/2016 11:30:00 PM
FOX 40
Due to runoff from recent rain in the foothills and Sierra, Folsom Lake rose to 104 percent of historical average Monday with about 529,000 acre feet of water. The Bureau of Reclamation, which manages the water in the reservoir, measures the level in 15 ...

2/1/2016 9:44:00 PM
TheSacramento Bee
Q: In November, water in Folsom Lake had receded to a record low level. A human skeleton was discovered and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department was called to investigate. Was the person identified? The discovery proved to be a human skull.

2/1/2016 8:03:00 PM
abc10.com
Folsom Lake is back to normal for this time of year and rising so rapidly that the government might start dumping water this week to protect lives and property down river. However, other California reservoirs are not in the same position. Feb. 1, 2016

2/1/2016 6:43:00 PM
TheSacramento Bee
What a difference a month of rain makes. Two months ago, Folsom Lake stood at its lowest depth in history, and federal officials were engineering a special pumping system to ensure drinking water would keep flowing to Sacramento suburbs. Following a month ...

2/1/2016 3:23:00 PM
CBS Sacramento
FOLSOM (CBS13) – Folsom Lake has crossed an important drought milestone: lake levels are now above the historical average for this date. El Nino-driven storms in our region have filled the lake up above the historical level of 507,878 acre feet for this ...

1/31/2016 9:28:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
The Wildcats will be back at home vs. Point Loma in a series to start at 2 p.m. Friday before a doubleheader Saturday at 11 a.m. Butte 12, Folsom Lake 7 >> Luke Jackson homered among three hits and drove in four runs, powering the Roadrunners to their ...

1/30/2016 10:48:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
Hopping from one rock to another, Sue Ann Arens led her two boxers one recent afternoon up and down the uneven slopes of Folsom Lake, which years of drought have stripped bare. Their daily walks along Sacramento's backyard reservoir had become a hike ...

1/30/2016 8:30:00 PM
kcra.com
Down by the shore, black labs Willy and Diesel chased after a toy their owner Mark Thompson threw into the water at Folsom Lake. The trio was here two months ago when the ruins of gold rush era towns were revealed out on the dry lake bed. Then, the lake ...

1/30/2016 6:39:00 AM
Daily Croton
Across the state at that time a year ago, snowpack was 5 percent of average - a record low. Folsom Lake, a CVP reservoir near Sacramento, is holding 398,523 acre-feet of its 977,000 acre-foot capacity, 79 percent of average for the date. With the state's ...

1/28/2016 5:40:00 PM
kcra.com
A warm, wet storm approaching Northern California might force dam operators to release more water from Folsom Lake, flood official said Thursday. The drought-ravaged reservoir is only 42 percent full and still surrounded by a wide ring of sand and rocks.

1/28/2016 9:53:00 AM
The Street
FOLSOM, Calif., Jan. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Folsom Lake Bank (OTCMARKETS:FOLB), announced pre-tax earnings of $1,419,543, for 2015, a 64.6% increase over 2014 pre-tax earnings of $862,299. Total assets were up 15.7% to reach $178.5 million at year ...

1/28/2016 6:11:00 AM
abc10.com
Folsom Lake: Almost empty to almost full Officials discuss if Folsom Lake needs to have water released after storms rise water levels. Check out this story on abc10.com: http://on.abc10.com/1VuoR9Z





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