X-15 & Aerospace
|Folsom Lake Storage Status, 7/18/2016 at midnight (end of day)
|Current Storage is 586,138 acre
60.0% full: 79.1% of average on this date, 170.2% of one year-ago
Daily storage decrease was 7,675 acre feet, averaged over the last 5 days.
Since February 15 100.9% ol inflow has been passed through Folsom Lake as outflow.
|If current outflow management continues Folsom Lake will reach dead pool on October 22.|
Since February 15 Folsom Lake's total outflow was 1.7 million acre feet.
Folsom Dam is again being operated at high outflows with an objective
to preserve water in the Shasta Lake cold pool for winter run Chinook Salmon.
Folsom Lake hydrologic drought is created by regulatory order, not by nature.
All of EID's major reservoirs had ample surplus storage in 2015 and were at 100% capacity
in months from Febrary through June, 2016:
For us, the US Drought Monitor's claim that we have severe drought is absolutely wrong.
Stand by, sierrafoot.org is about to add a new web page on USDM failure:
It will feature three photos from unirrigated parts of my yard in El Dorado Hills:
Storage Graphs for about 25 California reservoirs
|Air and Space|
|X-15 -- Hypersonic History|
|Aerospace Museum of California:|
Notes by a docent
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|Dash-80 -- The first 707|