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Ruth Lake Levels On The Rise

Jack Durham Mad River Union RUTH LAKE – The reservoir that feeds Humboldt’s epicenter has risen by nearly three feet since Monday. As of today, the elevation of Ruth Lake was at 2,637.58 feet above sea level, 2.79 feet higher than Monday. That brings the lake to 65 percent of capacity, up from Monday’s 61

The Good News In One Word: Rain

Union Staff Report HUMBOLDT – Today there will be pleasant temperatures and plentiful clouds, providing a hazy lazy lull before Wednesday’s blustery blast of wind and rain. The wet stuff will start falling sometime after 10 p.m. tonight, with as much as a quarter inch of precipitation possible. As of Tuesday morning, the National Weather

Ruth Lake Now Four Feet Deeper After Rains

Jack Durham Mad River Union RUTH LAKE – Weekend rains helped fill the reservoir that supplies water to a good chunk of Humboldt County, but much more rain is needed to bring Ruth Lake to normal levels. The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District measured 4.21 inches of rain at Ruth Lake between Friday, Feb. 7

Residents Urged To Voluntarily Conserve Water

From HBMWD: With drought conditions continuing into the foreseeable future, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District (HBMWD) is asking local residents and businesses to voluntarily reduce water use.   According to HBMWD General Manager Carol Rische, “Fortunately we are not in the same dire situation as the majority of California reservoirs. That said, the reservoir