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  • Watch as water is released from Nacimiento Lake's main spillway

    The Monterey County Water Resources Agency was releasing water from Lake Nacimiento’s main spillway as part of its effort to maintain flood control space in the reservoir. The lake was at 87 percent capacity on Monday, February 27, 2017.

The Monterey County Water Resources Agency was releasing water from Lake Nacimiento’s main spillway as part of its effort to maintain flood control space in the reservoir. The lake was at 87 percent capacity on Monday, February 27, 2017. Joe Johnston The Tribune
The Monterey County Water Resources Agency was releasing water from Lake Nacimiento’s main spillway as part of its effort to maintain flood control space in the reservoir. The lake was at 87 percent capacity on Monday, February 27, 2017. Joe Johnston The Tribune

Why Lake Nacimiento is spilling water when it’s not at 100 percent capacity

February 27, 2017 06:05 PM

UPDATED February 27, 2017 10:07 PM