Bay Area Rain On The Way, But California’s Reservoirs Still Low

CBS San Francisco

SACRAMENTO (KCBS)— There’s rain on the way in the Bay Area’s forecast, but experts say it won’t be enough to end California’s historic drought. The latest measurements show that the state’s reservoirs remain at alarmingly low levels.

Doug Carlson with the State Department of Water Resources said it’s a case of too little, too late, even if this last gasp of wet weather is expected to shower the area on and off for the next week or so.

“All of California’s major reservoirs are still far below their historic average and even further below their capacities. For instance, Lake Shasta, which is the state’s largest reservoir, is at 46 percent of capacity today and 58 percent of the historic average,” Carlson said.

[cbs-audio url=”http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/nyc.podcast.play.it/media/d0/d0/d1/d4/dY/d2/d3/14Y23_4.MP3″ size=”” download=”” name=”Bay Area Rain On The Way, But California’s Reservoirs Still Low” artist=”KCBS’ Doug Sovern Reports”]

The data is grim across the board. Folsom Lake…

View original post 78 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: