Good Question: Who Has Say In Releasing Water From Dams?

We’ve had an incredible winter, with a snowpack to match. Don Sandri of Hayward asked this Good Question: How do officials decide how much water to release from our dams?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/20/2011

Calero Reservoir (Wikipedia)

Seismic Safety Concerns Found At Calero Reservoir

Water levels are being lowered 20 feet from the crust because of new data, which shows gravel and sand from the underlying creek bed could make the dam vulnerable during a major quake.