Trinity River and Lewiston Lake Water Levels Could Fluctuate Due to Carr Fire

The Trinity River and Lewiston Lake water levels could fluctuate rapidly due to Carr Fire emergency operations.

Posted: Jul 28, 2018 6:33 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2018 3:38 PM

REDDING, Calif. - Reclamation is alerting the public that water levels in Trinity River and Lewiston Lake could fluctuate rapidly above and below the lake this evening due to emergency water releases associated with the Carr Fire. 

They are asking people to take precautions if they are or near the lake or river. 

Lewiston releases to the Trinity River are immediately increasing by 500 cfs - from 750 cfs to 1,250 cfs total. 

The Trinity Power Plant has been evacuated due to fire activity. So far, it is still generating power, but the situation could change. 

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