Mountain Meadows Reservoir Empties Stranding Fish

The Mountain Meadows Reservoir near Westwood on Aug. 5, before being drained, shows shrinking lake levels due to little rain, a below-average snow pack and four years of drought. Photo by Ron Lunder
Susan Cort Johnson

Westwood Editor
9/25/2015


  Word spread quickly Sunday, Sept. 13, that Mountain Meadows Reservoir near Westwood was dry.

  The sparse amount of water it contained, reportedly 170 acre-feet as of Thursday, Sept. 10, rushed out when an outlet valve clogged with debris was cleared. As a result hundreds, perhaps thousands, of fish died, according to Andrew Jensen, senior environmental scientist for the Northern Region Inland Fisheries Program for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
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