Published: Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:01
Written by Kirk Wooldridge
At approximately 7:45AM this morning Jim Marino – Assistant Public Works Director - City of South Lake Tahoe Public Works contacted Kirk Wooldridge and Justin Phillips Interim Water Company Supervisor to request the TKPOA open the Lake Tallac Storm Water Diversion Structure – Weir Gate located at Well #2. The reason for this was that water is flowing from the Truckee River through the Truckee Marsh, and Corporation Yard toward the Tahoe Keys Boulevard and Dover Street causing flooding in this area. The City of South Lake Tahoe (CSLT) is using a loader to remove snow berms on Dover Street to allow the water to flow into Lake Tallac. Notifications to the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Board (LRWQCB) that the Lake Tallac Storm Water Diversion Structure – Weir Gate will be discharging into Lake Tahoe due to threat of property damage and flooding have been made.
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