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Folsom Lake – Dam Near Full!

Posted on: June 7, 2017

folsom lake level June 5 2017

When the Folsom dam operators were releasing massive amounts of water,  many Folsom residents were alarmed.

How could they do that when we’re in a drought? Are they crazy?

The Bureau of Reclamation, which operates the dam, was accused of making political moves, using an outdated operations manual, or just being incompetent.

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Why the Heck is Folsom Lake so Low?

Posted on: March 21, 2017

Folsom lake level March 21 2017

 

On Facebook, here on MyFolsom.com, and all around town, people frequently remark that after all of the rain and snow we’ve had, Folsom Lake still looks like a puddle, and they wonder why.

They will either blame the Bureau of Land Management, the operators of the dam, saying ‘They’re incompetent!’, ‘They’re using an out-dated manual!’, or ‘It’s the Liberal politicians!’, ‘They want to send the water to LA!’

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