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News and Information related to Folsom Dam in Folsom, California.

Folsom Lake – Dam Near Full!

When the Folsom dam operators were releasing massive amounts of water,  many Folsom residents were alarmed.

Cap Makes a Folsom Stop

Captain America, in movie theaters now, was shot partly in Folsom. Well, maybe not on

Spillway Gates Begin

Folsom Dam’s spillway construction continues with a new phase – spillway gates. Excavation work has

Big Dam Dump!

The impending storm this weekend is expected to bring a lot of water, so the

Dam Getting Wheel Gates

Folsom Dam will be getting $7.8M for refurbishing its wheel gates. The American Recovery and

Mormon Island Dam pictures

I was out for a late afternoon walk at Mormon Island Dam. I’ve heard that

Mormon Island Aux Dam Meetings

The auxilary dam near Mormon Island will soon be undergoing measures to strengthen the earthen

Folsom Lake Overpass Complete

Construction on the overpass for construction vehicles is now complete at Folsom Lake. The Dam

Dam Doomed???

Will the Folsom Dam break, killing thousands of residents? Satire website The Onion reports on

New Spillway OK’d As part of the Folsom Dam Raise project, the US Bureau of

Dam Spillway Gets OK The Folsom Dam Spillway has cleared its final hurdle before construction

Dam Raise Impact Report Out The environmental impact report for the Folsom Dam raise project

50 Dam Years! It’s hard to remember Folsom as a town without the Folsom Dam,

New Spillways For Dam? Local officials are looking into possibly adding a new spillway to

Folsom Dam Not Sufficient The water stored from the Folsom Dam may be sufficient for