ALISAL RES NR SOLVANG CA

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


RESERVOIR CALIFORNIA

Alisal Res Nr Solvang Ca


April 16, 2024

600 ft

-0.03% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Alisal Res Nr Solvang Ca are currently 600 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 596.87ft. Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2023-01-10 when levels reached 603 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2023-09-28 when levels receded to 565 ft. View historical levels.

Alisal Reservoir, located near Solvang, California, was constructed in 1954 by the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District to provide water for irrigation purposes. The reservoir has a capacity of 4,600 acre-feet, and its water supply comes from the Santa Ynez River and its tributaries. The hydrology of the area is influenced by the Mediterranean climate, with most precipitation occurring in the winter months. The reservoir's water is used for agriculture, particularly vineyards, and also provides recreational opportunities such as fishing and boating. Specific surface flow and snowpack providers for the reservoir include the Santa Ynez River, Alamo Pintado Creek, and Zaca Creek. The reservoir plays an important role in the local economy and water management system.



Geolocation -120.130, 34.547
Elevation 596.96 ft
Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.03%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 565 ft
2023-09-28
Maximum 603 ft
2023-01-10
Average 597 ft
Dam_Height 93
Hydraulic_Height 78
Drainage_Area 7.8
Year_Completed 1971
Nid_Storage 2342
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Surface_Area 97
River_Or_Stream Alisal Creek
Dam_Length 1100
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Height 93

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