Lake Oroville feet away from historic low, could beat record in coming days
How low can Lake Oroville go? While losing over a foot of water each day, historically low is the answer. The lake is on track to beat its lowest recorded record: 645 feet above sea level in September 1977. Friday, it sits at 646.97 feet, just feet away from a new record. This could drop dramatically further to 620 feet by late October, according to Molly White, Water Operations Manager for the Department of Water Resources (DWR).
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