Millerton Lake News

2/2/2016 7:33:00 PM
East Bay Express
The reason is straightforward: Temperance Flat would be constructed just 6.8 miles upstream of Friant Dam, partially inside the back-end of 520,000 acre-foot Millerton Lake, which already impounds much of the Upper San Joaquin River's available water supply.

1/23/2016 6:40:00 PM
Fresno Bee
On the east side of the San Joaquin River, in Fresno County, about 6,800 homes are approved in the area around Friant and Millerton Lake. Said Jones: “Where we are is the absolute next place for the (Fresno-Madera) area to develop to.” Jones in 2010 ...

1/23/2016 6:40:00 PM
EQUILIBRIO INFORMATIVO
The Bureau of Reclamations reservoir storage report issued on Friday shows the biggest reservoir, Shasta at 68 percent of average at this time of year and the much smaller Millerton Lake at 70 percent, but the overall total for all six dams in the system ...

1/22/2016 8:24:00 PM
ABC 30 News
The Bureau of Reclamations reservoir storage report issued on Friday shows the biggest reservoir, Shasta at 68 percent of average at this time of year and the much smaller Millerton Lake at 70 percent, but the overall total for all six dams in the system ...

1/21/2016 10:32:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Fresno County sheriff’s detectives Thursday were investigating the death of a man and a woman at a home in the 20000 block of Auberry Road, near Millerton Road, southeast of Millerton Lake. Deputies also found a 2-year-old girl alive in the home.

1/21/2016 7:17:00 PM
The Sentinel
Sites would be built in the Sacramento Valley in Northern California. Temperance Flat would be a second dam on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake. Salas said in an interview that the bill, AB 1649, is “necessary so that we express the clear ...

1/20/2016 5:31:00 PM
Fresno Bee
And from then until Jan. 9, total Delta outflow (water lost to the ocean) was 468,296 acre-feet, enough water to almost fill a bone-dry Millerton Lake. That while state and federal Delta pumping averaged less then one-half of capacity and were virtually ...

1/19/2016 8:56:00 AM
Fox&Hounds Daily
That’s enough water to fill an empty Millerton Lake. One million dollars here, one million there, and not a dime for storage yet. The 70s, 80s and 90s all had drenching El Nino storms and now we are at the start of the largest in recent memory.

1/12/2016 2:47:00 PM
Valley Public Radio
Listen to the interview above. Winter might be a cold and wet time of the year here in Central California, but it's also a good time to get outside and enjoy nature. And with the High Sierra covered in snow hikes turn to the foothills. On this week's ...

1/11/2016 4:14:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Farmers who get water from both the 151-mile long Friant-Kern Canal that extends from Millerton Lake to Kern County, and the Madera Canal that extends north of Milleton Lake into Madera and Merced counties, have received no water after farmers downstream ...

1/6/2016 8:00:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The course goes out-and-back on the Blue Oak Trail along the shore of Millerton Lake around McKenzie Point and into Winchell Cove. Participants should brace for the elements, as the event will take place rain or shine. Online registration costs $35 for the ...

1/5/2016 11:42:00 PM
ABC 30 News
"Probably gained an extra 15 pounds of water today." There was also hardly anyone at Millerton Lake-- the thirsty reservoir received some small showers in the afternoon. "Snow is what we want because snow is a giant reservoir in it of itself," said U.S ...

1/4/2016 4:06:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Among the contenders is Temperance Flat Dam, which would expand water storage above Millerton Lake. Peschel, 53, holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University and has completed academic work toward a master’s degree ...

1/3/2016 2:26:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Millerton Lake Recreation Area, Friant, www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=587, $20. 10 a.m. Music: Valkyrie Missile The post-punk, hardcore band from Fresno plays with RVLS from Los Angeles. Dynamite Vinyl, 1476 N. Van Ness Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events ...

1/1/2016 12:02:00 PM
The Bulletin
SITES, Calif. — This tranquil ranching valley lies 15 miles west of the Sacramento River. A one-lane bridge spans a dried-up creek at the valley entrance. But when Jeff Sutton stands there, he imagines water — lots of it. Never mind the talk of ...

1/1/2016 4:05:00 AM
Redding Record Searchlight
SITES, Calif. — This tranquil ranching valley lies 15 miles west of the Sacramento River. A one-lane bridge spans a dried-up creek at the valley entrance. But when Jeff Sutton stands there, he imagines water, lots of it. Never mind the talk of flooding ...

1/1/2016 12:30:00 AM
The Bulletin
SITES, Calif. — This tranquil ranching valley lies 15 miles west of the Sacramento River. A one-lane bridge spans a dried-up creek at the valley entrance. But when Jeff Sutton stands there, he imagines water — lots of it. Never mind the talk of ...

12/30/2015 9:22:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Starting this weekend and every Saturday and Sunday through March 13, the California State Parks will lead its annual Eagle Tours at Millerton Lake. Boat tours begin at 8 a.m. at the historic Fresno County Courthouse on the lake’s south shore.

12/30/2015 4:00:00 PM
facebook.com
Lenora Adams — 5 starI love Millerton Lake. I go there often. Swimming, picnicking and fishing with family , friends and my dogs are my favorite things to do there. Camping is also great when the water level is higher. Sometimes I just drive up for a ...

12/27/2015 3:34:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
This tranquil ranching valley lies 15 miles west of the Sacramento River. A one-lane bridge spans a dried-up creek at the valley entrance. But when Jeff Sutton stands there, he imagines water, lots of it. Never mind that talk of flooding the Antelope ...

12/21/2015 7:52:00 PM
ww2.kqed.org
You’d never know that in a normal year, where he’s standing would be under 20 feet of water. It’s usually a part of Millerton Lake, a major but rapidly shrinking reservoir in the Sierra foothills. “Rather than being in a lake, which is how it’s ...

12/21/2015
New York Times
“We’re in a critical condition right now,” said Mario Santoyo, a board member and technical adviser for the California Latino Water Coalition, as he stood on the deck of a motorboat in the middle of Millerton Lake, built in 1942. He pointed to a spot ...

12/16/2015 8:55:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Birders of all skill levels are welcome to join Fresno’s birdwatching club, where participants will be split into groups and canvass a 15-mile radius that also includes Millerton Lake, Rank Island, Ball Ranch, portions of the McKenzie Table Mountain ...

11/30/2015 4:00:00 PM
Yahoo News
Two people are dead after a head-on collision south of Millerton Lake. It happened at about 7 a.m. Monday on Millerton Road and Winchell Cove Road.

11/29/2015 4:00:00 PM
Yahoo News
At Millerton Lake in Fresno County, the heat was proving to be almost as hazardous as the water.

11/25/2015 8:51:00 PM
Merced Sun-Star
The dam could add 1 million acre-feet of storage above Millerton Lake, which feeds into the San Joaquin River. Farmers on the county’s west side could possibly benefit from surface water supply resulting from that project, North said.

11/25/2015 12:54:00 PM
Merced Sun-Star
The dam could add 1 million acre-feet of storage above Millerton Lake, which feeds into the San Joaquin River. Farmers on the county’s west side could possibly benefit from surface water supply resulting from that project, North said.

11/20/2015 5:20:00 PM
San Luis Obispo Tribune
He graduated from Fresno State. His parks career began in 1997 as a visitor services park aide and park interpretive specialist at Millerton Lake State Recreation Area, also north of Fresno. In 2001, he graduated from the Ranger Academy 17 and became a ...

11/18/2015 8:50:00 AM
Fresno Bee
San Joaquin River Trail 50K was Nov. 14 by Millerton Lake Cowbells clanged. Spectators cheered and clapped. Runners threw their hands up in victory as they crossed the finish line of the San Joaquin River Trail 50K ultramarathon. And then came 11-year-old ...

11/17/2015 10:50:00 PM
Visalia Times-Delta
The Friant Dam was built in the early 1940s along that waterway, forming Millerton Lake, a federal reservoir that releases water into the Friant-Kern Canal. It extends south through eastern Tulare County and into Kern County, supplying surface water to ...

11/16/2015 12:32:00 PM
PBS
“Water water every where, nor any drop to drink,” wrote Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his 1798 poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.” The world is awash in water. Seventy percent of the planet’s surface is covered by water, and a significant ...

11/15/2015 4:00:00 PM
Yahoo News
A weather warm-up and rising water levels at Millerton Lake have been drawing a crowd to local businesses.

11/12/2015 4:00:00 PM
Yahoo News
Two people are dead after a head-on collision south of Millerton Lake. It happened at about 7 a.m. Monday on Millerton Road and Winchell Cove Road.

11/12/2015 12:45:00 PM
Merced Sun-Star
The California Latino Water Coalition, Nisei Farmers League, valley mayors, water leaders, business leaders and ag leaders will be seeking federal support for construction of the Temperance Flat Dam above Millerton Lake. After four years of California’s ...

11/12/2015 12:18:00 PM
The Modesto Bee
The California Latino Water Coalition, Nisei Farmers League, valley mayors, water leaders, business leaders and ag leaders will be seeking federal support for construction of the Temperance Flat Dam above Millerton Lake. After four years of California’s ...

11/11/2015 9:33:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Millerton lake is only about 30-percent full. A wet winter is expected to help increase the level, and hopefully boost the water supply for Valley farmers. But after four years of drought many see a long term solution as a construction of another ...

11/11/2015 10:49:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Agriculture industry leaders, farmers, business leaders and elected officials are gathering Wednesday at Millerton Lake to push for federal funding for the Temperance Flat dam project. The dam project, among others, is expected to be funded by the $7.5 ...

11/10/2015 4:00:00 PM
Yahoo News
Millerton Lake is currently at 32 percent of total capacity, according to the State Department of Water Resources.

11/4/2015 7:23:00 PM
Visalia Times-Delta
But for the past two years, he and other farms depending on that water have gotten none allocated through the system due, in part, to low water levels in Fresno County’s Millerton Lake because of the state’s four-year drought. In addition, a large ...

10/28/2015 11:02:00 PM
Visalia Times-Delta
Terra Bella farms are among the hardest hit by the drought, as the majority of water they need for irrigation comes from water in Millerton Lake in Fresno County and is delivered here through the 152-mile Friant-Kern Canal, which extends through eastern ...

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