Deepen our lakes to store more water

Published: Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 - 4:10 pm

Re "Low Storage brings water ration orders" (Page A1, Dec. 29): The front-page aerial photo of Folsom Lake with the exposed shallow depths of its dry beds tells the whole story. A wise man once said to me, “Why build a new dam when you can expand the capacity of each lake by digging them deeper and wider during the dry periods?” It's a simple solution.

-- Sam Goepp, Durham

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