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June 20—the summer solstice—marks the official beginning of summer with the longest day and shortest night across the northern hemisphere. Read More →
The Bureau of Reclamation began the summer tour schedule at Shasta Dam on Saturday, May 28. Daily tour times are 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Read More →
On March 7, 2016, the Bureau of Reclamation began releasing water from the spillway gates at the top of Folsom Dam, the first time the gates have been used in four years. California has been experiencing an “atmospheric river” since March 1, and storage in Folsom Reservoir has increased by 83,600 acre-feet: very positive news in a State hoping to recover from the drought. Read More →
The construction of the Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Project (Joint Federal Project [JFP]) continues. The JFP is a joint collaboration between Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve dam safety and flood protection in the Sacramento metropolitan area. Read More →
Nimbus Dam is located 7 miles downstream of Folsom Dam on the American River. The dam is a concrete gravity dam 1,093 feet long and 87 feet high. Eighteen radial gates, each 40 feet by 24 feet, control the flows. Read More →
ADVISORY–The Mid-Pacific Regional Projects Statement of Construction Cost and Repayment (SPCCR) presenting the relationship between project cost and repayment are available. Please contact our Finance Officer, Autumn Wolfe at 916-978-5391 or firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a copy of the project SPCCR.