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Folsom Dam water releases increased to make way for storm

The Bureau of Reclamation announced today that it will increase releases from Folsom Dam into the lower American River from 8,000 to 11,000 cubic feet per second beginning at 1 p.m ...

Officials: Water releases won’t impact supply

All the water flowing from Folsom Lake is necessary during winter storms and it won’t mean a shortage down the road, according to officials. “We are releasing about 12,000 (cu ...

New Folsom Lake pipeline construction gets green light

The Bureau of Reclamation, the San Juan Water District and the city of Roseville are proceeding with construction of the North Fork Bypass Pipeline Project at Folsom Dam and Reserv ...

Water will keep flowing from reservoir

To improve the reliability of the electrical transmission system, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), in cooperation with the Sacrament ...

Stop-work notice can't halt Folsom Dam project

A project to elevate Folsom Dam will proceed despite its appearing on a state stop-work list. The flood-control project has entered its design stage, and eventually will need some ...

Folsom Dam water releases concern scientists

Pumping of water from the Sacramento and tributary rivers out of the river Delta is jeopardizing survival of the threatened Delta smelt, according to a new opinion by federal scien ...

From the Depths: Bridge across time

Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a three-part series on the history of the Mormon Island area, which is resurfacing due to the drought. The sounds of horse hooves ...

From the Depths: History resurfaces as lake level falls

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on the history of the Mormon Island area, which is resurfacing due to the drought. Every decade or so, when a drought c ...