Millerton Lake News

5/3/2016 3:05:00 PM
Merced Sun-Star
A third option exists, but they are steadfast against it. That alternative is to build a new Temperance Flat Dam above Millerton Lake. The new dam would capture more winter flows, increasing water storage to 1.7 million acre feet in all. The ...

4/30/2016
Lake & River Promotions
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…

4/28/2016 11:38:00 AM
The Sentinel
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.

4/23/2016 1:10:00 AM
Fait-Religieux
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 ...

4/22/2016 10:16:00 PM
Fresno Bee
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 ...

4/21/2016 10:46:00 PM
Central Valley Business Times
commercial power operations in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, current storage in Millerton Lake, and cooler weather demand patterns.

4/18/2016 6:26:00 PM
Fresno Bee
San Joaquin River water became available to eastside water contractors because the federal Bureau of Reclamation has been releasing water from Millerton Lake into the canals to make room for spring snowmelt. We’re a long way from the drought being over.

4/15/2016 6:16:00 PM
News-Tribune
These photos, most of which are from May 2015, are an important reminder of the intense damage this season's drought has wrought: Reservoir banks that were once underwater at Millerton Lake on the San Joaquin River in Friant, a town just north of Fresno in ...

4/14/2016 5:37:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The project’s centerpieces – Millerton Lake and Friant Dam – are much too small to be able to handle San Joaquin River normal yearly natural runoff (1.8 million acre-feet) without flood releases down the river. Since 1977, San Joaquin flood releases ...

4/13/2016 10:12:00 PM
Sierra Star
When full, the relatively small lake holds 45,410 acre feet. By comparison, Millerton Lake holds more than 500,000 acre feet of water. Last summer the lake was down 20 feet, leaving many private and commercial docks sitting on dry land. The average annual ...

4/13/2016 4:52:00 PM
Fresno Bee
And proposals for a new dam at Temperance Flat above Millerton Lake to store more San Joaquin River water for dry years seems to run counter to American Rivers’ aspirations. Indeed, American Rivers is urging supporters to lobby the state Water Resources ...

4/13/2016 10:53:00 AM
Shelby Star
These photos, most of which are from May 2015, are an important reminder of the intense damage this season's drought has wrought: Reservoir banks that were once underwater at Millerton Lake on the San Joaquin River in Friant, a town just north of Fresno in ...

4/13/2016 10:52:00 AM
Sun Journal
These photos, most of which are from May 2015, are an important reminder of the intense damage this season's drought has wrought: Reservoir banks that were once underwater at Millerton Lake on the San Joaquin River in Friant, a town just north of Fresno in ...

4/12/2016 7:48:00 AM
California Healthline
The Fresno Bee: Clovis Becomes New Focus Of Medical School Plans By Assemi Family The Assemi family, which had planned to build a medical school near Millerton Lake, has changed its mind and now hopes to anchor its health sciences university on land near ...

4/11/2016 8:06:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The Assemi family, which had planned to build a medical school near Millerton Lake, has changed its mind and now hopes to anchor its health sciences university on land near Clovis Community Medical Center. The family, which represents one of the area’s ...

4/4/2016 6:59:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Andre Leary, 19, of Fresno, was last seen struggling around a boat ramp at 5:35 p.m. on Saturday Arriving only minutes later, deputies were unable to locate the victim until 6:45 p.m. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office identified the man who drowned at ...

4/3/2016 4:20:00 PM
Visalia Times-Delta
A 19-year-old man died after being pulled out of Millerton Lake Saturday, Fresno County Sheriff’s officials said. The man, who has not yet been identified, was swimming in water that was six to 10-feet deep, said Tony Botti, a spokesman for the Fresno ...

4/2/2016 11:42:00 PM
ABC 30 News
A 19-year-old man drowned at Millerton Lake Saturday evening, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. Larry Gabaldon was one of the first to jump into Millerton Lake the teen who went missing while in the water. "We were hearing a guy saying 'help, help ...

4/2/2016 10:14:00 PM
Fresno Bee
A 19-year-old drowned Saturday afternoon in the waters of Millerton Lake, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said. Witnesses saw the man struggle as he swam near the boat ramp and campground area around 5:35 p.m., Lt. Ron Hayes said. Deputies and park ...

4/1/2016 8:32:00 PM
Quadrangle
Pursuant to Reclamation s March 18 notification to Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage and current and forecasted hydrologic conditions in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, the Friant Division allocation is 30 percent of ...

4/1/2016 3:19:00 PM
Capital Public Radio
Pursuant to Reclamation’s March 18 notification to Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage and current and forecasted hydrologic conditions in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, the Friant Division allocation is 30 percent of ...

4/1/2016 2:57:00 PM
The Modesto Bee
It would be located on the San Joaquin River upstream from Friant Dam and within Millerton Lake, about 30 miles northeast of downtown Fresno. The Temperance Flat proposal, initiated in 2000, has successfully passed four highly technical reports ...

4/1/2016 12:34:00 PM
Central Valley Business Times
Pursuant to Reclamation’s March 18 notification to Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage and current and forecasted hydrologic conditions in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, the Friant Division allocation is 30 percent of ...

3/31/2016 4:12:00 PM
TheSacramento Bee
It would be located on the San Joaquin River upstream from Friant Dam and within Millerton Lake, about 30 miles northeast of downtown Fresno. The Temperance Flat proposal, initiated in 2000, has successfully passed four highly technical reports ...

3/20/2016 11:48:00 PM
ABC 30 News
A lot of families headed to Millerton Lake Sunday to enjoy the beautiful weather on the first full day of spring. "Just a nice day to get out and spring break just started for the kids," Dan Houtsinger of Clovis said. While Houstinger wrapped up a long day ...

3/18/2016 11:50:00 PM
YourCentralValley
After two years of a zero water supply allocation and while certain aspects of drought conditions persist, based upon current and forecasted hydrologic conditions in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin and current storage in Millerton Lake, today Reclamation ...

3/18/2016 8:49:00 PM
Fresno Bee
place_quote1 Shane Hunt, a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Reclamation, said forecasts of water runoff from the upper San Joaquin River, combined with the current storage in Millerton Lake, allowed the district to offer an allocation to Friant contractors.

3/18/2016 6:48:00 PM
Bakers Field Now
To avert flood control concerns in Millerton Lake, 100,000 acre-feet of water will be added to the 240,000 acre-feet allocation of Class 1 water. As a result of senior water rights holders, an allocation to the Friant Division has been made available just ...

3/14/2016 9:36:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Millerton Lake, behind Friant Dam on the San Joaquin River northeast of Fresno, has experienced a similar surge. Inflow to the lake a month ago was about 569 cfs, compared to more than 2,760 cfs this week. The volume of water stored in the reservoir grew ...

3/11/2016 7:55:00 PM
ABC 30 News
This latest storm is making a lot of people happy. The higher the levels at Millerton Lake the more recreation and irrigation benefits people can enjoy. The change is one we all welcome at Millerton because, for now, the dry conditions have made way for a ...

3/10/2016 9:17:00 PM
Bakersfield
Millerton spots still biting With the lake still rising, waters warming and the spotted bass looking to spawn, Fresno’s Millerton Lake is still going crazy for anglers working the rocks, coves and points in the 8- to 20-foot depths. Best baits for the ...

3/7/2016 4:30:00 PM
Western Farm Press
Storage behind Friant Dam (Millerton Lake) is up over 70,000 acre feet in storage, or nearly 25 feet in elevation in the last month – and that was a dry and warm month by all standards. In pretty much every case, the additional storage in these ...

3/2/2016 8:22:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The plant, east of Fowler Avenue and north of Olive Avenue, will have the capacity to initially treat 54 million gallons of water daily from Millerton Lake and Pine Flat Reservoir when it is operational in late 2018. Within a couple of years, its capacity ...

2/25/2016 11:18:00 PM
Bakersfield
Earlier in the week, we found some really nice spots at Millerton Lake near Fresno, where the fish were coming out of deep water. Once again, drop-shotted worms seem to be the key to getting bit. Green-weenies, sculpin and shad colors worked their magic on ...

2/22/2016 6:11:00 PM
Fresno Bee
He was sentenced to 80 years to life in prison. Hernandez died five days after her testimony in a car crash near Millerton Lake. She was just 19. In telling Hernandez’s story, Janz said he hoped it “might inspire others to come forward in the name of ...

2/20/2016 10:27:00 AM
Woodland Daily Democrat
would disrupt the California Water Commission's current process to begin allocating the bond funds early next year and jeopardize prospects for major new reservoirs at Temperance Flat on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake northeast of Fresno and ...

2/20/2016 9:48:00 AM
San Jose Mercury News
would disrupt the California Water Commission's current process to begin allocating the bond funds early next year and jeopardize prospects for major new reservoirs at Temperance Flat on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake northeast of Fresno and ...

2/20/2016 9:45:00 AM
Contra Costa Times
would disrupt the California Water Commission's current process to begin allocating the bond funds early next year and jeopardize prospects for major new reservoirs at Temperance Flat on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake northeast of Fresno and ...

2/18/2016 9:05:00 PM
Bakersfield
Millerton Lake, near Fresno, has been booting out good numbers of spots for anglers willing to fish deep. Despite the recent warming trend, bass to up to 6 pounds are being taken in waters 45- to 60-feet deep on drop-shot rigs and small, shad-imitating worms.

2/17/2016 9:14:00 PM
Fresno Bee
would disrupt the California Water Commission’s current process to begin allocating the bond funds early next year and jeopardize prospects for major new reservoirs at Temperance Flat on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake northeast of Fresno and ...

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