Lagoon Lowered for Winter
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Foster City Lagoon Lowered to Winter Levels
For Immediate Release: November 10, 2014
Contact: Public Works Maintenance Superintendent Nicholas Leonoudakis, (650) 286-3551,

The Foster City Public Works Department will be lowering the water level in the Foster City Lagoon by approximately 6-8 inches from summer levels to winter levels during the week of November 10, 2014. 

The City's Lagoon Management Plan sets standard lagoon water levels for Winter and Summer periods. The lagoon level is lowered in the Winter in order to prepare to accept additional storm water associated with frequent Winter storms. In the Summer, levels are raised to accommodate recreational uses of the lagoon waterway. However, if a major storm is predicted, the lagoon level may be lowered in preparation for the storm at any time of year. 

If you have any questions about the lagoon levels or Lagoon Management Plan, please contact Public Works Maintenance Superintendent Nicholas Leonoudakis at (650) 286-3551 or

City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200