Folsom Lake

California Lake Mysteriously Runs Dry Overnight, Killing Thousands Of FishThousands of fish lay dead in what used to be Mountain Meadows reservoir also known as Walker Lake, a popular fishing hole just west of Susanville.
Work Begins On Barge To Pump Water From Folsom Lake If Water Level Gets Too LowCalifornia’s prolonged drought is affecting Folsom Lake, and soon to affect the drinking water supply for residents.
Barge Aims To Prevent Folsom Lake From Becoming Dead PoolWork 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.
Feds Cutting Folsom Lake Water Flows In Half As It Nears 'Dead Pool' LevelThe lake has long stood as one of the most troubling symbols of California’s four-year drought, but with new projected outflows, it could be in deeper trouble.
Barge Part Of Plan To Keep Water Flowing From Folsom Lake During California DroughtA barge made up of a few large floating platforms linked together with pumps links to the city of Folsom are part of a plan they hope to not use.
Reservoir Flyover Shows Continued Effects Of California's DroughtA new video posted Wednesday highlights the state’s continued state of drought.
Folsom Lake Releases In Drought Mean Recreation Season Coming To An End SoonThe State Water Resources Control Board says the plan is to drop the lake to 12 percent of capacity, or 120,000 acre feet by September.
Low Folsom Lake Water Levels Force Boaters To Leave Marina EarlyYou can blame the drought; boating season ended Sunday – months earlier than usual for boaters who rent slips at Folsom Lake Marina.
Regulator: Roseville, Folsom Could Run Out Of Water By September If Folsom Lake Releases ContinueAndrew Fecko with the Placer County Water Agency is concerned and frustrated after learning the Bureau of Reclamation has increased releases from Folsom Lake. He warns those increased releases won’t just expose ruins where water should be.
Best Places For Horseback Riding In SacramentoHorses, anyone? The greater Sacramento area has a rich history of horses, riders, and wagons. There are still plenty of places to ride. If you don't have your own steed, taking lessons or riding with a group from an area ranch works out very well. Time to saddle up.
Best Lakeside Getaways Near SacramentoWhen you want a relaxing getaway, sitting by a lake could just about be the best thought you could think of. Fortunately there are very good choices around here. Stay in the cityscape, or head to the country side or up to the mountains. The lakes are wonderful and waiting for you to pitch your chair, sit down and relax.
Folsom Lake Levels Nearly Double What They Were In 2014Folsom Lake has nearly double the water it had at the same time last year, and people are already out enjoying it. But things could quickly change. What could this mean for recreation on the lake this summer?