Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Upper Chowchilla-Upper Fresno Watershed


June 9 2023

2 acre-ft

0% today
108% of Normal Normal

Water storage levels at Bear are currently 2 acre-ft, about 108% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 1.84acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2008-10-20 when levels reached 13,843 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2003-12-29 when levels receded to 1 acre-ft.

Bears have been an integral part of California's ecosystem for thousands of years. They are one of the most iconic animals in the state, and their populations have fluctuated over time due to various human activities such as hunting and habitat destruction. The hydrology of California plays a critical role in the survival of bears. Specific surface flow and snowpack providers, such as the Sierra Nevada Mountains, are crucial sources of water for bears during dry seasons. The agricultural industry in California can also affect bear populations by reducing their habitat and food sources. Similarly, recreational activities, such as hiking and camping, can disrupt bear habitats and increase human-bear interactions. Conservation efforts have been implemented to protect bear populations, and it is important to continue to educate the public on responsible practices to ensure their long-term survival.

Geolocation -120.217, 37.367
Elevation 319 ft
Storage 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 108%
Minimum 1 acre-ft
Maximum 13,843 acre-ft
Average 2 acre-ft
Nearby Reservoirs
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Gibraltar Dam
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Alisal Res Nr Solvang Ca
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Lopez Lake
Santa Margarita Lake
Whale Rock

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