Bear River At Camp Far West Dam

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Bear River is a major tributary of the Feather River in California. The Camp Far West Dam, which was completed in 1963, is located on the river and provides flood control and water supply for irrigation and municipal uses. The hydrology of the area is strongly influenced by the Sierra Nevada mountains, which provide snowpack during the winter that melts and feeds the river during the summer. The river also receives significant surface flow from the foothills and agricultural fields in the surrounding area. The river supports a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, and camping, as well as providing water for agriculture. However, the river is also impacted by pollution and habitat loss, and efforts are underway to protect and restore its ecosystem.

June 22, 2024

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Nid_Height 203
Hydraulic_Height 185
Drainage_Area 285
Year_Completed 1963
Dam_Height 185
Hazard_Potential High
Structural_Height 203
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
River_Or_Stream Bear River
Surface_Area 2020
Nid_Storage 137280
Dam_Length 6040

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