Folsom Lake water releases could impact homeless living along the American River

Increased water releases from Folsom Dam has residents asking questions, homeless advocates are concerned about the impact on the homeless living along the river.

The main spillway is closed, and the feds are releasing water through the power plant — but why during a drought?

“What we need to do is vacate space in Folsom Reservoir so it can absorb the inflow from succeeding storm events,” said Drew Lessard with the Bureau of Reclamation

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