Houseboats are docked in Lake McClure<137>, which is in Snelling, Calif., are seen on Wednesday,<137> on Feb. 11<137>, 2015<137>. <137>According to Merced Irrigation District public and government relations officer Mike Jensen, Lake McClure is currently at about 6 to 7 percent of its 1 million acre-foot capacity. The lowest capacity since completed construction of the New Exchequer Dam was completed in 1967 was recorded on Feb. 3, 2015<137> The reservoir measured at a record low 63,489 acre-feet of water on Feb. 3.
Houseboats are docked in Lake McClure<137>, which is in Snelling, Calif., are seen on Wednesday,<137> on Feb. 11<137>, 2015<137>. <137>According to Merced Irrigation District public and government relations officer Mike Jensen, Lake McClure is currently at about 6 to 7 percent of its 1 million acre-foot capacity. The lowest capacity since completed construction of the New Exchequer Dam was completed in 1967 was recorded on Feb. 3, 2015<137> The reservoir measured at a record low 63,489 acre-feet of water on Feb. 3. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
Houseboats are docked in Lake McClure<137>, which is in Snelling, Calif., are seen on Wednesday,<137> on Feb. 11<137>, 2015<137>. <137>According to Merced Irrigation District public and government relations officer Mike Jensen, Lake McClure is currently at about 6 to 7 percent of its 1 million acre-foot capacity. The lowest capacity since completed construction of the New Exchequer Dam was completed in 1967 was recorded on Feb. 3, 2015<137> The reservoir measured at a record low 63,489 acre-feet of water on Feb. 3. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

Foothill lakes wither in drought

February 20, 2015 06:42 PM