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Date: 4/30/2016

National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit

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Anti-HSR group shifts focus

The Sentinel

Date: 4/28/2016 11:38:00 AM

1A money for new water infrastructure, including a dam at Temperance Flat on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake. Fukuda said he doesn’t see the delay until 2018 as a major impediment. “This [rail project] is moving at a snail’s pace,” he said

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California Loosens Water Cutbacks In Drought

Fait-Religieux

Date: 4/23/2016 1:10:00 AM

current storage in Millerton Lake, and cooler weather demand patterns. Residents statewide for now remain under orders to use at least 20 percent less water than they did before the drought. Several other districts said the state should toss out or

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Wounded Fresno parks worker hailed as hero

Fresno Bee

Date: 4/22/2016 10:16:00 PM

The pipeline is a component of the city’s sweeping, $429 million Recharge Fresno project intended to take advantage of Fresno’s annual allocation of surface water from the Central Valley Project and Millerton Lake. By treating surface water for use by

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State, federal water sellers increase allocations

Central Valley Business Times

Date: 4/21/2016 10:46:00 PM

commercial power operations in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, current storage in Millerton Lake, and cooler weather demand patterns

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• Surface Area: 5,000 Acres
• Volume: 520,528 Acre Feet
Millerton Lake is a lake near the town of Friant in Fresno County and Madera County, California, about 15 miles north of downtown Fresno, United States. It is formed by Friant Dam on the San Joaquin River. Part of the Central Valley Project, the dam was built by the United States Bureau of Reclamation and was completed in 1942. The lake stores water for irrigation, which is distributed by the Madera and Friant-Kern Canals to the San Joaquin Valley. It has a capacity of 520,528 acre feet (642,000,000 m³). Secondary uses include flood control and recreation, including swimming, fishing, water skiing and camping. A 25 MW hydroelectric plant operated by the Friant Power Authority produces electricity from large releases and two smaller plants use water released for a fish hatchery and to maintain minimum-flow in the river.

Prior to the construction of Friant Dam, the current lakebed was the site of the town of Millerton, the first county seat of Fresno County.
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