Lake Shasta

CALIFORNIA


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1,038.75 FEET
8/22/2019
Full Pool: 1,067.0
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Shasta dam releases can be managed to benefit both salmon and sturgeon

Science Daily

Date: 8/20/2019 5:46:00 AM

Cold water released from Lake Shasta into the Sacramento River to benefit endangered salmon can be detrimental to young green sturgeon, a threatened species adapted to warmer water. But scientists

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Shasta dam releases can be managed to benefit both salmon and sturgeon, study finds

Phys.org

Date: 8/19/2019 11:44:00 PM

Cold water released from Lake Shasta into the Sacramento River to benefit endangered salmon can be detrimental to young green sturgeon, a threatened species adapted to warmer water. But scientists

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Dam Management Can Help Salmon and Sturgeon

Courthouse News Service

Date: 8/19/2019 10:01:00 PM

As cold water from Lake Shasta releases into the Sacramento River, it creates a better environment for endangered winter-run chinook salmon, but at the cost of harming green sturgeon. Whereas salmon

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Sheriff: Man drowns while fishing on Lake Shasta

Redding Record Searchlight

Date: 8/19/2019 8:10:00 AM

Authorities believe a man who was fishing with friends on Lake Shasta on Sunday drowned near Packers Bay. The man went in the water to cool off after the boat he and three friends were in ran out of

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California Shooting: Victims of Attack at Gilroy Festival Are Identified

New York Times

Date: 7/30/2019 6:09:00 AM

But its narrative also gives a kind of soaring tour of Central California, from the oil town where the song’s narrator grew up poor — his “gusher never came in” — to Mount Whitney and Lake Shasta

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• River: Sacramento River
• Length: 365 Miles
• Surface Area: 29,750 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 517 feet
Shasta Lake is a reservoir in Shasta County, California, United States. It is within the Whiskeytown–Shasta–Trinity National Recreation Area, operated by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It is also popularly known as "Lake Shasta".
It is impounded by Shasta Dam, the ninth tallest dam in the United States. Known as the keystone of the Central Valley Project, the outflow of Shasta Dam provides electricity and irrigation water. It also provides Sacramento River flood control below the dam for the Sacramento Valley.
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