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Storm Runoff Raises Folsom Lake Level to 42% of Capacity

Posted on: January 18, 2019

 

folsom lake level jan 18

California Department of Water Resources graphs shows Folsom Lake’s water level has risen by over 88,000 acre feet in the past two weeks.

To put it in perspective, that’s about 4 times what the city of Folsom uses in one year.

While the lake stands at about 42% of capacity, considerably below average for this time of year, with more storms underway, and the Sierra snow pack at 103% of average, these are good signs that the lake is on the rebound.

 

Folsom Adds Another Gem to Our Trail System

Posted on: April 12, 2017
The main observation and water access area

The main observation and water access area

The long-awaited Lake Natoma Water Access and Trail Enhancement officially opens Thursday, April 13 at 5pm.
This new facility will allow the first paved access to Lake Natoma from the Historic District.
Although Folsom trails provide access at various points around the lake,  until now, for people with limited ability or with small children, it was nearly impossible to access the lake from the Historic District. Getting there involved climbing down down dirt paths with trip hazards, and little to hold on to, except perhaps some poison oak.

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