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Field hearing on proposed modifications of Folsom Dam

field hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, May 27, 1998, Sacramento, California.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Water and Power.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Folsom Dam (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Sacramento.
    • Subjects:
    • Central Valley Project (Calif.),
    • Flood control -- California -- Sacramento.,
    • Dam safety -- California -- Sacramento.,
    • Folsom Dam (Calif.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .R3888 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 131 p. :
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL480874M
      ISBN 10016057336X
      LC Control Number98208003
      OCLC/WorldCa39915410

        If Folsom Dam breaks, we can all pretty much reach for a life preserver. If Shasta Dam broke, likewise. But generally, Folsom, Roseville, Rocklin and Fair Oaks are far higher in altitude and not at risk of floods. Sacramento itself is in a fairly precarious situation. bypass hydropower operations at Folsom Dam to better protect fish in the LAR. • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) are studying potential modifications to operations of Folsom Dam and Folsom Reservoir, which may .

      Folsom Dam Rd Directions {{::}} Sponsored Topics. Legal. Help. View detailed information and reviews for Folsom Dam Rd in Folsom, California and get driving directions with road conditions and live traffic updates along the way. @font-face.   Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th US Army Chief of Engineers, reports from Folsom Dam spillway with Sacramento District on June 7,

        The management of Folsom reservoir is complicated. But during the winter months, the main priority of Folsom Dam is flood control. That is why the dam was built in the first place. Folsom Dam Built For Flood Control. Folsom Dam and reservoir were originally authorized under the Flood Control Act of The Folsom dam project was reauthorized. U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center US Army Corps of Engineers • Folsom Dam Description Introduction – Design/construction by USACE (), transferred to USBR () – Maximum height of gravity section is ft with a crest length of about 1, ft. – 28 monoliths, 50 ft wide each. – Main spillway: 5 ogee monoliths, two tiers of 4 outlets.


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Field hearing on proposed modifications of Folsom Dam by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Water and Power. Download PDF EPUB FB2

FIELD HEARING ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS OF FOLSOM DAM FIELD HEARING before the SUBCOMMITTEE ON WATER AND POWER of the COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUNDRED FIFTH CONGRESS SECOND SESSIONSACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA Serial No.

–93 Page 2 PREV PAGE TOP OF DOC Printed for the. Get this from a library. Field hearing on proposed modifications of Folsom Dam: field hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session,Sacramento, California.

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Folsom Dam was proposed as early as the s under California's State Water Plan, in response to chronic flooding in low-lying Sacramento.

The flood risk to the state capital had been exacerbated since the s by hydraulic mining debris and the construction of levees to protect farms and towns, which reduced the channel capacity of the Sacramento and American uction cost: US$ million. The Great Thirst / Looking ahead to a post-global warming life in California, 60 years hence.

( Field Hearing on Proposed Modifications of Folsom Dam. Owner Title: Area Office Manager Organization: Central California Area Office Address: Folsom Dam Road City: Folsom, CA Phone: dam.

Folsom Dam Modification is a part of the American River Watershed Project and will allow the dam to release more water through the structure and to do so earlier in a flood event.

The work as previously planned would enlarge eight existing outlets by doubling their size and adding two new outlets 9. Project: Folsom Dam Modifications Description: This project will involve construction of a 3,foot long auxiliary spillway having six submerged tainter gates.

The Army's Corp of Engineers flood damage reduction components of the project are being implemented in partnership with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamations' Dam Safety Program.

Construction of Folsom Dam by the Corps began in October and was completed in May Folsom Dam was then transferred to Reclamation for operation. Folsom Dam is a concrete gravity dam feet high and 1, feet long flanked by left and right earthfill wing dams.

“The Folsom Facility” also includes Morman Island Auxiliary Dam. Phase 2 work, led by the Bureau of Reclamation, was awarded in Spring of for $ million. Phase 2 work consists of excavating out the spillway downstream of the proposed gated structure.

The work is expected to be complete in the Fall of and can be seen by taking the new Folsom Dam Road. This proposed project is a feature of the Folsom Dam Safety of Dams Project, and the analysis will tier from the March NEPA/CEQA environmental analysis, the Folsom DS/FDR EIS/EIR.

At this time, there are no known or possible Indian trust assets or environmental justice issues associated with the Proposed Action.

Field hearing on proposed modifications of Folsom Dam: field hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Resources, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session,Sacramento, California. (Washington: U.S.

G.P.O. Folsom Dam. Perhaps one of the most interesting and overlooked parts of Folsom is the Folsom Dam. If it weren’t for this great structure, we wouldn’t have the wonderful benefits of Folsom Lake, as well as much-needed flood control throughout the Sacramento Valley!. The call for a.

Dam Location/Directions Folsom Dam and Reservoir is located downstream of the confluence of the north and south forks of the American River, near the City of Folsom.

Folsom Dam is located approximately 20 miles northeast of Sacramento. The coordinates of the dam are 38° ' North Latitude and ° ' West Longitude. From Sacramento, take. Detailed design on the Folsom Raise project is scheduled to be completed inproceeding in conjunction with the Folsom Dam Modifications Joint Federal Project to ensure the optimum performance and identification of shared opportunities between two projects.

Total project amount includes State support costs for project implementation. American River images before Folsom Lake Ma By Kevin Knauss 12 Comments Even before Folsom Lake Dam was built and the reservoir filled, the north fork of the American River was supplying water to communities, farms and ranches in south Placer and northeast Sacramento counties.

In this before-and-after composite image, the water levels of Folsom Lake are visible behind the Folsom Dam on J and on Aug. 19, Folsom Dam Joint Federal Project Folsom Dam Modifications Folsom Dam Modifications In – – Progress Review to HQ USACE Progress Review to HQ USACE TEAM JFP TEAM JFP USACE, BoR, DWR, SAFCA 8 September,   On the morning of Jthe Folsom Dam failed cubic feet of water per second began pouring out of the filled reservoir at a.m.

The National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning for areas along the American River and police and sheriff's’ deputies cleared dozens of people from the river banks and closed nearby.

In exchange for the convicts' services, valued at $15, the Livermores were to turn over acres of land on the east side of the river adjacent to the dam for the proposed Folsom Prison.

Unfortunately for the determined Livermores, no convict labor would be available until the prison was built, so construction was not completed until Since the mids, HDR has been providing support to the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers for work at Folsom Dam. Fromas part of a joint venture, we developed a Water Control Manual detailing the analysis of impacts to seasonal storage variations and how those impacts affected water supply, power generation, and critical environmental factors, such as temperature, sedimentation.

Photo, Print, Drawing Folsom Powerhouse, Adjacent to American River, Folsom, Sacramento County, CA Photos from Survey HAER CACitizens can speak out at a public meeting this evening, from p.m. to 7 p.m. in the West Room at Folsom Community Center, located at 52 Natoma Street in Folsom. Those who can’t make the meeting should submit written comments by June 10 to the Bureau of Reclamation, Central California Area Office, Folsom Dam Road, Folsom, CA.An overview of current and proposed flood operations at Folsom Dam will be provided.

The proposed operations, currently undergoing a multi-level review process, reflect additional release capacity provided by the newly-constructed JFP auxiliary spillway and include the use of forecast information to provide an improved balance between flood and non-flood project needs.