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Drought Could Leave Folsom Lake Levels Too Low To Pump To Residents

If the lake level, which is at historic lows, drops close to the intake valve at 320 feet, water from the lake can't get into the tubes to be pumped to people who need it.

Folsom Lake Levels Reservoir Storage Level Plot 1

Folsom Lake Levels Reservoir Storage Level Plot 1

Lost city revealed as Folsom lake levels drop

Lost city revealed as Folsom lake levels drop

Article - Lost city revealed as Folsom lake levels drop

Folsom Lake level reaches important milestone

31 will be remembered as the day Folsom Lake recovered

Water from Rose Springs meanders through the drain cut at Folsom Lake. This picture was taken in the Summer of 2015 and you can see the lake level is way off in the distance to the east. The cut allowed water from the base of Dyke 5 to drain when the lake dropped below a certain level. This little rise of land is between Beal's Point and the ridge directly to the north of Rose Springs.

Rose and Rock Springs marked on many old maps are still visible today when Folsom Lake recedes during drought. Rose Spring has created a beautiful wetland.

The Salmon Falls Bridge, normally at the bottom of Folsom Lake, CA. Since the construction of Folsom Dam in the 1950s (which created Folsom Lake) Salmon Falls is typically immersed in water.  Record low lake levels have again brought it to light.

The Salmon Falls Bridge, normally at the bottom of Folsom Lake, CA. Since the construction of Folsom Dam in the (which created Folsom Lake) Salmon Falls is typically immersed in water. Record low lake levels have again brought it to light.

Low Folsom Lake levels allows a hike between the current Salmon Falls Bridge to the old concrete span along the historic Natomas Ditch on American River.

Low Folsom Lake levels allows a hike between the current Salmon Falls Bridge to the old concrete span along the historic Natomas Ditch on American River.

folsom lake daily water level

folsom lake daily water level

Use a bucket for water you use waiting for shower to get hot and water your plants with it so the water isn't wasted.. Every bit we all do will help. Go look at Folsom Lake and read on the website about all our lake levels and that will be a real eye opener. Please, save water!!!

Use a bucket for water you use waiting for shower to get hot and water your plants with it so the water isn't wasted.. Every bit we all do will help. Go look at Folsom Lake and read on the website about all our lake levels and that will be a real eye opener. Please, save water!!!

2014: An Epic Year for Climate Change and Other Weather-Related Disasters - CityLab A comparison of water levels at Folsom Lake near Sacramento in 2011 and 2014, courtesy of the California Department of Water Resources.

An Epic Year for Climate Change and Other Weather-Related Disasters - CityLab A comparison of water levels at Folsom Lake near Sacramento in 2011 and courtesy of the California Department of Water Resources.

FOLSOM — For local standout volleyball players Kylie Haverson, Emma Flewell and Rylyn Campbell performing at a high level in high school was never enough. College was always calling them. The trio, who are all in the their sophomore years at Folsom Lake College, have profoundly taken their games...  #mountaindemocrat #Sports #A6, #Printed

FOLSOM — For local standout volleyball players Kylie Haverson, Emma Flewell and Rylyn Campbell performing at a high level in high school was never enough. College was always calling them. The trio, who are all in the their sophomore years at Folsom Lake College, have profoundly taken their games... #mountaindemocrat #Sports #A6, #Printed

The boat ramp at Hobie Point is hundreds of yards away from the water with levels dropping drastically at Folsom Lake, as seen on Thurs. December 3, 2015, in Folsom, Calif. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle

Thanks El Niño! 44-foot rise of Folsom Lake offers hope for California's worst ever drought

The boat ramp at Hobie Point is hundreds of yards away from the water with levels dropping drastically at Folsom Lake, as seen on Thurs. December in Folsom, Calif. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle

Folsom Lake Reservoir Storage Level

Folsom Lake Reservoir Storage Level

Recording Peninsula at Folsom Lake low lake levels

Recording of view from the tip of the peninsula at Folsom Lake on Nov. The peninsula lengthens as the lake recedes. It was the confluence of the nor.

American River Abandon Bridge at the Narrows Exposed by drought water level at Folsom Lake.

This old bridge abutment, revealed by low water lever of Folsom lake on January confirms that there was a suspension bridge pre-dating the Rattlesn.

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