Millerton Lake News

3/22/2017 10:31:00 PM
capoliticalreview.com
“There is also the Temperance Flat Reservoir, which would be a dam within a dam at Millerton Lake on the San Joaquin, which would increase the surface supply there exponentially as well. And then you’re also going to see proposals for raising Los Vaque ...

3/22/2017 11:03:00 AM
Sierra Star
The Millerton Lake area has a few surprises with hikes that present you fantastic views with a heart pounding elevation gain. A big plus in spring is these hikes at lower elevations will offer a beautiful display of native wildflowers. This will be a ...

3/22/2017 6:20:00 AM
The Sentinel
We flew over Millerton Lake, the Delta and San Luis Reservoir, which gave us a close-up view of just how wet this year is compared to the last several drought years.

3/21/2017 9:13:00 PM
ABC 30 News
"We have to be really cautious where we do field trips, we do a lot of field trips at Lost Lake Park-- and that park is closed, so we're moving those up to Millerton Lake." Starcher said business usually picks up during the first week of April. So in the ...

3/20/2017 6:50:00 PM
Fresno Bee
You can also listen to weekly reports by calling 818-768-1802, ext. 7. Here are a few places worth checking out: Nearby (within an hour’s drive): Millerton Lake, San Joaquin River Gorge, Hensley Lake, Avocado Lake, Pine Flat Reservoir, Lake Kaweah ...

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/7/2017 5:49:00 PM
ijpr.org
“We’ll probably end up needing to draw it down to below 300,000 acre feet in order to make room for what’s shaping up to be a record snowpack and runoff year,” says Jackson For Jackson, knowing exactly how much water will flow into Millerton Lake ...

3/7/2017 9:39:00 AM
Capital Press
Temperance Flat would create 1.26 million acre-feet of new storage above Millerton Lake, easing flood risks along the San Joaquin River, Goyal said. “This reservoir would certainly fill up from a (winter) like this and capture a lot of water,” he said.

3/7/2017
Capital Public Radio
“We’ll probably end up needing to draw it down to below 300,000 acre feet in order to make room for what’s shaping up to be a record snowpack and runoff year,” says Jackson For Jackson, knowing exactly how much water will flow into Millerton Lake ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/4/2017 7:59:00 PM
newsoneplace.com
USBR Leadership Tours Future Temperance Flat Site United State Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Acting Commissioner David Murillo and Deputy Regional Director Federico Barajas visited Friant Dam and Millerton Lake to learn about the Temperance Flat project.

3/3/2017 1:40:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Advocates for increased water storage and a new dam gathered at a swollen Lost Lake in Fresno County Friday to remind the community about the increased potential of flooding due to major releases of water from Friant Dam. The water coming from Friant is ...

3/1/2017 1:56:00 PM
Capital Press
The Friant Division’s supply comes as Millerton Lake near Fresno was at 82 percent of capacity and 126 percent of normal as of Feb. 27, prompting dam operators to boost releases to make room for a big anticipated snowmelt. The full allocation applies to ...

3/1/2017 7:44:00 AM
Sierra Star
Cook works for the California State Dept. of Parks and Recreation at Millerton Lake. He said he would get a four-wheel drive pick-up for himself, a horse for his wife, and use some of the money for his son’s college expenses. ? Jerry Bishop ...

3/1/2017 12:27:00 AM
Valley Public Radio
Listen Listening... 1:27 Listen to the interview here... There’s capacity for over 520,000 acre feet of water in Millerton Lake and at the moment it's about 82 percent full. That has water managers like Michael Jackson out of the Fresno Office for the US ...

2/28/2017 8:50:00 PM
Press Release Point
Friant Division Contractors Pursuant to Reclamation’s previous discussions with Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage as well as current and forecasted hydrologic conditions in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, the Friant ...

2/28/2017 7:26:00 PM
Fresno Bee
High flow problems could persist into the summer as snow in the Sierra melts, Haugen said. More water is forecast for Millerton Lake, which is about half the size of Pine Flat, which means it will have to empty up to eight times into the San Joaquin River ...

2/28/2017 11:12:00 AM
Central Valley Business Times
After evaluating these factors, Reclamation is announcing the initial allocation to the following: Pursuant to Reclamation’s previous discussions with Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage as well as current and forecasted ...

2/28/2017
usbr.gov
Friant Division Contractors Pursuant to Reclamation’s previous discussions with Friant Division contractors and based upon Millerton Lake storage as well as current and forecasted hydrologic conditions in the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, the Friant ...

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/20/2017 5:21:00 PM
Fresno Bee
At the Millerton Lake State Recreation Area, 84 customers were said to be without power after a power pole broke there, Boyles said. The exact causes for power outages in at least three other areas around Fresno were not determined. The larger outage was ...

2/19/2017 8:22:00 PM
speedhunters.com
Cruising The Lake Our destination for the afternoon was Millerton Lake, a popular recreation spot for Central Valley residents that also happens to be surrounded by some very cool driving roads. On summer weekends the place is typically filled with boaters ...

2/17/2017 5:05:11 AM
www.facebook.com
Christina Graham — 5 starMillerton Lake is a beautiful lake. It has a rugged beauty. It's great for boating and has several swimming areas. I like how there are areas for picnicking with benches and tables spread about the lake. The water is clear and ...

2/16/2017 12:38:00 PM
Sierra Star
A flood warning also remains in place along the San Joaquin River, he said, due to excessive releases from Friant Dam out of Millerton Lake. A Winter Storm Warning was also issued from 7 a.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday from Yosemite to Kern County ...

2/13/2017 10:42:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Water released through Friant Dam roars down to the San Joaquin River on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Recent storms have filled Millerton Lake. “Oroville is an earth-filled dam. Earth-filled dams can be eroded away,” he said. By contrast, Friant Dam ...

2/13/2017 7:36:00 PM
4 Traders
In 1997, rain fell on top of a big snowpack and water rushed into Millerton Lake, but the dam did not overflow, he said. Still, it can't be ruled out. "We completed a special investigation this year of what would happen if the dam were overtopped," he said.

2/12/2017 11:49:00 PM
ABC 30 News
It's likely the result of authorities releasing nearly 70,000 gallons of water each second from Millerton Lake Sunday morning. Residents at the mobile home community in Madera County are dealing with high water levels after officials increased the amount ...

2/12/2017 4:41:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Several irrigation districts in the Friant Division of the Central Valley Project are taking Millerton Lake water to use for recharge programs, said Doug DeFlitch, chief operations officer at Friant Water Authority. I’m excited. It’s going to help the ...

2/11/2017 11:56:00 PM
ABC 30 News
Ruggeri says it was a frightening experience, and he's worried it'll happening again. Up the river at Millerton Lake, authorities will release nearly 70,000 gallons of water Sunday. It'll add water to the San Joaquin River that's inching its way toward ...

2/11/2017 1:11:00 PM
www.facebook.com
Christina Graham — 5 starMillerton Lake is a beautiful lake. It has a rugged beauty. It's great for boating and has several swimming areas. I like how there are areas for picnicking with benches and tables spread about the lake. The water is clear and ...

2/10/2017 6:32:00 PM
ABC 30 News
"We keep in contact with the people that run the dam up there, they keep us informed." Flows at Millerton Lake remain up thanks to Friday's storm. And with more water coming in than going out, Friant Dam officials are expected to release more water into ...

2/10/2017 1:10:00 PM
YourCentralValley
They told residents that the Friant Dam will be releasing a lot of water this weekend from Millerton Lake, that dam sits just above the mobile home park. People should monitor water levels and conditions in your area. In North Fork evacuations still remain ...

2/7/2017 3:42:00 PM
Fresno Bee
Millerton Lake, North Fork, Chilkoot Meadow, Fish Camp and Catheys Valley. The weather service said excessive rainfall over the areas will cause mudslides near steep terrain. The mudslides can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials.

2/7/2017 12:13:00 PM
Sierra Sun Times
Clovis, Yosemite South Entrance, Orosi, Orange Cove, Oakhurst, East Orosi, Yosemite Lakes, Bootjack, Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Mariposa, Batterson, Trimmer Springs, Park Ridge, El Portal, Crane Valley Reservoir, Mitchell Meadow, Millerton Lake ...

2/6/2017 5:02:00 PM
vidaenelvalle.com
Farm work is vital to Mendota. Silva is a member of the San Joaquín Valley Infrastructure advocating the construction of the Temperance Flat dam above Millerton Lake, and is very optimistic over the recent collection of water in the reservoirs.

2/3/2017 9:50:00 PM
Press Release Point
FRESNO, Calif. - The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review the Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the proposed California State Parks Accessibility Improvements Project at Millerton Lake State ...

1/31/2017 10:31:00 PM
Sierra Star
Details: (209) 742-5579. The group will also offer a field trip to Millerton Lake, 7:30 a.m., Feb. 11. Contact Vern Johnson, roygbiv@nctv.com, for more information. The deadline to submit ads for the Madera County Visitor’s Book of Savings, a discount ...

1/27/2017 3:28:00 PM
Fresno Bee
A plentiful winter of rain and snowfall in the mountains east of Fresno are creating the potential for generating more water than the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation can store behind Friant Dam. So the city of Fresno is poised to take advantage of flood-control ...

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

1/24/2017 8:56:00 PM
Fresno Bee
We can’t lose sight of that. Craig Trombly, Department of Water Resources civil engineer Meanwhile on the east side of the Valley, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is raising Millerton Lake, which on Tuesday was 72 percent full. Inflow was about 14,422 ...

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