Boca Reservoir

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Boca Reservoir is located in northern California and is a popular recreation area for boating, fishing, and camping. The reservoir was created in the early 20th century to store water for irrigation and hydropower in the Truckee River Basin. The hydrology of the reservoir is heavily dependent on snowpack from the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the surrounding area. The Truckee River and Little Truckee River are the primary surface flow providers, while snowmelt runoff from the surrounding mountains also contributes to the reservoir's water supply. The area surrounding the reservoir is used for agriculture, including grazing and hay production. The recreational uses of the reservoir are numerous, including boating, fishing, swimming, and camping. The reservoir is also home to a variety of wildlife, including bald eagles, osprey, and black bears.

May 21, 2024

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Humidity

Storage 24hr Change 2.28%
Percent of Normal 98%
Minimum 3,450 acre-ft
2015-09-10
Maximum 40,839 acre-ft
2017-07-15
Average 23,061 acre-ft
Dam_Height 116
Hydraulic_Height 100
Drainage_Area 171
Year_Completed 1939
Nid_Storage 41141
Structural_Height 116
River_Or_Stream LITTLE TRUCKEE RIVER
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 977
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 1630
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 116

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