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Flying over San Diego County's various reservoirs on the morning of February 14 at about 1500' above each, it's easy to see that the water levels are not where they should be at this time of the season. The dams should be barely visible.

Lake Jennings, Lakeside. The dam is hardly visible, as they all should be this time of year.
El Capitan Reservoir dam near Lakeside.
Lake Sutherland, northeast of Ramona
Lake Henshaw, near Warner Springs
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Flying over San Diego County's various reservoirs on the morning of February 14 at about 1500' above each, it's easy to see that the water levels are not where they should be at this time of the season. The dams should be barely visible.

Lake Jennings, Lakeside. The dam is hardly visible, as they all should be this time of year.
El Capitan Reservoir dam near Lakeside.
Lake Sutherland, northeast of Ramona
Lake Henshaw, near Warner Springs
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Thanks for the Images.~ Fiesta Island is an estimated 10-12 feet, from where I looked, a distance away, within the Island. I wonder what the level would look like be it that the houseowners not been overwatering their plush landscape; car-owners going to the car-wash every 1-2 weeks.

Feb. 15, 2014

Don't most car washes these days recycle their water?

Feb. 16, 2014

Lake Henshaw never has much water in it, as the authorities have been worried for years about the dam's ability to hold back water.

Feb. 16, 2014

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