Folsom Lake Levels
During California’s worst drought in decades, Folsom Lake has become more desert-like. Levels are still trailing normal years by a significant margin.
Below is a chart showing lake levels since 1989. The sliders allow you to adjust the time frame you’re looking at and the elevation of the lake. Once you set a range, you can pick out a year to spotlight.
Hovering over chart will show you Folsom Lake’s levels on individual days.
Be sure to visit our drought page for the latest on this slow-moving disaster.
- Feinstein: Drought Relief Bill For Central Valley Dead For 2014 - She vowed to try again in 2015, but the outcome could be even less certain because Republicans will control both houses of Congress after they retook the Senate in this month's midterm elections.
- San Diego Advances Plan To Recycle Wastewater Into Drinking Water During California Drought - The plan calls for initial production of 15 million gallons a day by 2023 and 83 million gallons a day by 2035, or about one-third of the city's water supply.
- San Diego Eyes Recycling Wastewater For Drinking - San Diego City Council expected to advance a plan to produce 83 million gallons of recycled water a day by 2035; one-third of the city's water supply.
- Dry Central California Town Gets Portable Showers - Hundreds of people living in a drought-stricken California farm town could soon be taking their first hot shower in months after county officials set up portable facilities in a church parking lot.
- Delta Sod Farmer Brings Drought-Resistant Turf That Requires Less Water To Stay Green - Zuckerman's Delta Bluegrass Company has researched a variety of native California grasses and experimenting with a blend of seeds to create new sod. Zuckerman said the company has come up with several lawn options that can remain emerald green year-round and require a lot less water.