Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Upper Stanislaus Watershed

Beardsley Lake

June 9 2023

81,649 acre-ft

-0.78% today
104% of Normal Normal

Water storage levels at Beardsley Lake are currently 81,649 acre-ft, about 104% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 78,087.89acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2017-07-18 when levels reached 97,813 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2007-12-01 when levels receded to 19,432 acre-ft.

Beardsley Lake is a reservoir located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. The lake was created in 1923 with the construction of Beardsley Dam, which was built for hydroelectric power generation. The lake is fed by the Middle Fork Stanislaus River and is used as a storage facility for water that is released to generate electricity. The area also receives snowpack that melts and flows into the lake. The lake provides water for agricultural uses such as irrigation and recreation activities such as fishing, boating, and camping. The lake has a surface area of 600 acres and a maximum depth of 240 feet. Overall, Beardsley Lake plays an important role in providing water resources and recreational opportunities for the surrounding communities.

Geolocation -120.075, 38.203
Elevation 3,398 ft
Storage 24hr Change -0.78%
Percent of Normal 104%
Minimum 19,432 acre-ft
Maximum 97,813 acre-ft
Average 78,088 acre-ft
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