Drought causes California boats to be pulled from lake

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The first day of summer brought a blow to boaters on Folsom Lake in California, who were forced to pull their boats from the marina because of low water levels.

California’s fourth year of drought prompted the dock closing on Sunday, which was also Father’s Day.

The marina’s website said the lake is dropping two-thirds of a foot of water a day, which brought its elevation on Sunday to 414 feet.

Julie Christensen, assistant manager of the Folsom Lake Marina, said that’s just two feet over the elevation where boats can no longer stay docked in the slips.

“The boats are still able to launch and the lake is still open for all boating,” in addition to use for other water activities, such as jet skiing and parasailing, Christensen told Breitbart News.