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Anchor Reservoir is about as full as it can get

 

Lara Love

Flows into Anchor Reservoir are high with temperatures creeping up into the 80s and expected 90s Thursday and Friday.

Many folks still like to joke that Anchor Dam does not hold water. But here is a photo, taken June 6, 2017, that is proof it does. In fact, Anchor Reservoir is as full as it can get. Completed around 1960 water seeped into sink holes, making the dam essentially unusable for storage. By 1970 a sy...



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