Millerton Lake News

1/19/2017 1:36:00 PM
The Collegian
“It’s still someone there that can give you comfort.” But on Jan. 6, Warkentin went to the casino restaurant looking over Millerton Lake. A worker at the casino stopped her and told her she needed to wear a bright green wristband. That had never ...

1/14/2017 6:09:00 PM
Bakersfield
Some of that is “extra” water from this season’s storms, some of it isn’t. For instance, local water agencies are getting a big slug of water out of Millerton Lake east of Fresno, which has been dumping water for the past week and a half for flood ...

1/13/2017 6:54:00 PM
Fresno Bee
A day after record-breaking rainfall, the central San Joaquin Valley began drying out Friday. Mountain roads reopened, and in good news, Millerton Lake north of Fresno steadily kept filling and water releases out of Friant Dam continued with powerful force ...

1/13/2017 5:07:00 AM
Central Valley Business Times
Last week Madera Irrigation District began receiving water from Millerton Lake and Hensley Lake to alleviate flood potential and begin groundwater recharge efforts. “MID’s Board of Directors encourages all district landowners to take advantage of this ...

1/11/2017 11:14:00 PM
KMPH Fox 26
the water came rushing so hard it just broke through." And here's why, this is the San Joaquin river gorge above Millerton lake. All of the rain we've been getting is now rushing into the river which is gushing into the lake. The amount of water flowing ...

1/10/2017 12:47:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Water is also being released from Millerton Lake, managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. It captures San Joaquin River water. There is a lot of pent-up demand for recharge basins and water-banking programs. Dan Vink, Lower Tule River Irrigation District ...

1/10/2017 1:19:00 AM
Manteca Bulletin
Friant Dam at Millerton Lake – the closest dam on the San Joaquin River – was only at 72 percent capacity. The land south of the San Joaquin River at Stewart Tract, which is now home to the River Islands subdivision, is now protected by massive super ...

1/10/2017 12:55:00 AM
YourCentralValley
Water is being released from Friant Dam and into the river above the mobile home park, so there isn't a repeat of a scene like this from 1997, when Millerton Lake filled up so fast, water poured over the dam and flooded the mobile home park. "We are no ...

1/9/2017 11:01:00 PM
KMPH Fox 26
For nearly a week water has been streaming out of Millerton Lake to make room for more runoff. Now scientists have arrived to study what impact the flood release is having on the San Joaquin River and its habitat. Scientists from the US Geological Survey ...

1/9/2017 10:17:00 AM
wunderground.com
Some of California’s reservoirs — Shasta, Don Pedro, Millerton Lake — are currently fuller than their historical mid-fall average. Others, however, remain drastically low. After more than a year of strict water-usage measures, policy makers ...

1/6/2017 7:12:00 PM
ABC 30 News
It's just water going down a channel which will, ultimately, go into the San Francisco Bay." Millerton Lake holds 520,000 acre-feet of water, but with more rain and more storm runoff expected as much as 300,000 acres of water may be released by the Bureau ...

1/6/2017 5:27:00 PM
ABC 30 News
It's just water going down a channel which will, ultimately, go into the San Francisco Bay." Millerton Lake holds 520,000 acre-feet of water, but with more rain and more storm runoff expected as much as 300,000 acres of water may be released by the Bureau ...

1/6/2017 4:42:00 PM
KMPH Fox 26
Since Wednesday a huge amount of water has been streaming out of Millerton Lake. Valley leaders say the volume of water being dumped into the San Joaquin River could fill Bulldog Stadium 10-thousand times in just one day. A number of Valley lawmakers faced ...

1/6/2017 4:30:00 PM
Fresno Bee
At Millerton Lake, water is already being released from Friant Dam to make space for the heavy precipitation expected in the area over the weekend. While a single, heavy-rain event does not erase the deficit created by the California drought, it – along ...

1/6/2017 2:49:00 PM
Fresno Bee
That’s more than two and a half times the capacity of Millerton Lake. With a dam at Temperance Flat, excess runoff could be captured and stored instead of having to release it into the San Joaquin River to make room for an impending deluge. The National ...

1/5/2017 6:35:00 PM
Valley Public Radio
The Bureau of Reclamation has started to increase releases out of Millerton Lake to clear way for water from a winter storm expected this weekend. That could mean the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam will flow at higher level than is usual for this time ...

1/5/2017 1:10:00 AM
ABC 30 News
But unlike in 1997 we are coming off of a drought and snow levels are only about half of normal and Millerton Lake is roughly 75-percent of capacity. "We had a full snowpack in the mountains, all the reservoirs were full. There was no control of what was ...

1/5/2017
Press Release Point
FRESNO, Calif. - The Bureau of Reclamation announced today that it has increased releases into the San Joaquin River, Madera and Friant-Kern Canals to control the rate-of-fill of Millerton Lake and reserve storage for spring runoff. On Jan.4, flow releases ...

1/4/2017 6:19:00 PM
Valley Public Radio
Plans for a new dam on the San Joaquin River above Millerton Lake are on a collision course with a new proposal from the Bureau of Land Management to designate a portion of the area as a “Wild and Scenic River.” Conservationists say it would save some ...

1/4/2017 4:59:00 PM
Fresno Bee
On Wednesday Millerton Lake was at 72 percent of its capacity. The lake is at Friant, on the San Joaquin River north of Fresno. The heavy predicted totals for the weekend sound good to Steve Haugen at Pine Flat Reservoir. The water master at the Kings ...

1/1/2017 3:54:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The weather was drizzly and chilly Saturday morning, but that didn’t deter more than a dozen dedicated birders who were eager to catch sight of bald eagles and other wildfowl at Millerton Lake. Although skies over the lake were a misty gray, the ...

12/30/2016 11:49:00 AM
environmentguru.com
From Mount Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County to Millerton Lake State Recreation north of Fresno. In June, PG&E surprised Sacramento college student Oluchi Okwu with a Better Together STEM Scholarship. It’s a huge award, worth up to $20,000 a year ...

12/28/2016 1:46:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Fort Washington Road, 367-1304, www.fleetfeetfresno.com. Winchell Cove Trail Run: 10K/10-mile, 8 a.m. Jan. 14, Millerton Lake, Friant, runsignup.com/Race/CA/Friant/WinchellCoveTrailRun, $45. Got Miles 5K Birthday Race: 9 a.m. Jan. 15, Railroad Park ...

12/21/2016 11:21:00 AM
Fresno Bee
Bicentennial Park, Clovis. 322-9160. Winchell Cove 10K/10 mile Trail Run: 8 a.m. Jan. 14, Millerton Lake, Friant, runsignup.com/Race/CA/Friant/WinchellCoveTrailRun, $45. Got Miles 5K Birthday Race: 9 a.m. Jan. 15, Railroad Park, 399 W. Alluvial Ave.,

12/18/2016 11:49:00 AM
Western Farm Press
“We got would we could from the San Joaquin and the Delta.” In 2015 the Exchange Contractors made a legal call on San Joaquin River water from Millerton Lake after the Bureau of Reclamation failed to deliver a full allocation of northern California ...

12/14/2016 11:44:00 AM
YourCentralValley
Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Millerton Lake bald eagle tour, segment 3

12/10/2016 4:59:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Birders will meet at 7 a.m. at the Lost Lake Park nature trail parking lot before dividing into small groups to cover a 15-mile radius that includes Millerton Lake, grassland areas of southern Madera County, Rank Island, Ball Ranch, parts of McKenzie Table ...

12/8/2016 11:15:00 PM
topix.com
A "bathtub ring" marks the former water level in Millerton Lake near Fresno on Oct. 1, 2015. The water policy measure overwhelmingly passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday to build long-term water infrastructure across the Golden State is ...

12/8/2016 7:44:00 PM
topix.com
A "bathtub ring" marks the former water level in Millerton Lake near Fresno on Oct. 1, 2015. The water policy measure overwhelmingly passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday to build long-term water infrastructure across the Golden State is ...

12/8/2016 7:07:00 PM
ad-hoc-news.de
washingtonpost.com: The program returns to NBC Jan 2 with former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as its host . The reality show president: Trump to retain producing credit on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’. weiterlesen ... latimes.com schreibt ...

11/26/2016 2:02:00 PM
Fresno Bee
a rose show and a motorboat regatta on Millerton Lake. The four-day Fresno County centennial celebration included a “whiskerino” contest to see which men had grown the best beards. In 2014, Fresno County Supervisor Andreas Borgeas presented a ...

11/22/2016 4:16:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The Assemi family has dropped plans for building a medical campus near Millerton Lake. “It’s always been our dream to launch a medical school,” said Farid Assemi, a member of the Assemi family of developers, which started the university. The family ...

10/27/2016 6:31:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Building a new reservoir at Temperance Flat above Millerton Lake has been a key push for Valley Republicans in Congress. Hunter, the NRCC spokesman, said despite the recent attention, there’s no indication the race is truly competitive. Huerta ...

10/22/2016 2:37:00 PM
Phys
(AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian) In this Oct. 5, 2016, photo, the old Fresno County Superior Courthouse stands near a depleted water reservoir during a tour of the Millerton Lake area which feeds the San Joaquin River in Friant, Calif. A decade ago ...

10/22/2016 7:00:00 AM
ABC 30 News
Bicyclists capped off the Hammer Road Rally, crossing the finish line at Millerton Lake. The ride is named in honor of Edward Lund, the Fresno State arts curator who died during a ride in Sonoma County last year. He was known as "The Hammer" because of how ...

10/20/2016 9:44:00 PM
Fresno Bee
The road rally, which begins and ends at Millerton Lake State Recreation Area, will culminate in a family festival with prizes, T-shirts, music, food and beer provided by Mad Duck Brewery. Registration begins 6:30 a.m. and races start at 8 a.m. Fees are $ ...

10/18/2016 9:11:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Karate classes: 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. 101 W. Clinton Ave., 250-6210, Free. The Hammer – An Ed Lund Inspired Road Rally: 8 a.m. Oct. 22, Millerton Lake State Recreation Park, www.hammerroadrally.com. Lawn bowling: 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and ...

10/8/2016 5:00:00 PM
www.orbitz.com
Located in the heart of Clovis, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Masters Gallery and within 3 mi (5 km) of AMF Rodeo Lanes and MB2 Raceway Indoor Go Carting. ... Situated in Fresno, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Boomers! Fresno, Fresno Philharmonic ...

10/7/2016 3:55:00 AM
www.newsdeeply.com
“Throughout the CVP’s 70-plus years in operation, water in Millerton Lake has always been made available for the Friant Division – especially in years when stored water was available, like in 2014,” said Craig Parton, an attorney representing the grou

10/6/2016 9:26:00 AM
San Francisco Gate
Attempts to reach the Bureau of Reclamation, which controls Millerton Lake and Friant Dam, were unsuccessful. Information from: The Fresno Bee, http://www.fresnobee.com

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