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ORAC: Lower Lake Levels Affect Local Economy

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ORAC: Lower Lake Levels Affect Local Economy Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:25:24 +0000 ORAC: Lower Lake Levels Affect Local Economy ORAC: Lower Lake Levels Affect Local Economy KHSL alan alan the oroville recreation advisory committee, also known as orac (orh-ach), is pushing back against the department of water resources in response to the lower lake oroville levels and its negative impact on the local action news now reporter laura eng is live at lime saddle marina with more details on what orac wants from the d-w-r, reporter live the current water level today at lake oroville is 799 feet ... that's about 100 feet from being full. if the level keeps decreasing and reaches 707 feet, this specific lane will have to close . vo here's the problem, according to orac, with the spillway gone, 40-percent of the lanes are gone as well. orac says the lower lake levels reduce lane availability from 43 lanes to eight or nine lanes for boat launches. orac has been fighting for more lanes. the d-w-r recently released an estimate of 10 lanes for the past fourth of july holiday . but orac chairman kevin zeitler says this just is not enough. sot full there are not really 10 lanes. when you have things blocking this, you have trucks and other things blocking the lanes, four lanes aren't really four lanes, four lanes are two lanes at this particular point. vo zeitler said he is starting a petition . he will ask for 40 lanes to be built from the top to the bottom. additionally, he wants a shuttle system during the recreational season and warm water swimming. reporter coming up at 5 p-m, we'll hear from a boater here who explains how the lower water levels affects his experience at lake oroville. reporting live in oroville, laura eng, action news now.### alan alan

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