Bon Tempe

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Bon Tempe is a reservoir located in Marin County, California, USA. It was built in 1949 and is part of the Marin Municipal Water District, providing water to 10,000 homes and businesses in the area. Bon Tempe is fed by surface water flowing from the Lagunitas Creek watershed, and its hydrology is impacted by the Mediterranean climate of the region. The reservoir is also dependent on the snowpack of Mount Tamalpais for its water supply. The area surrounding Bon Tempe is primarily used for recreational activities such as hiking, fishing, and camping. Additionally, the Bon Tempe reservoir plays an important role in maintaining the agricultural industry of Marin County by providing irrigation water to nearby farms.

June 15, 2024







Storage 24hr Change None%
Percent of Normal None%
Minimum 3,235 acre-ft
Maximum 4,017 acre-ft
Average acre-ft
Nid_Height 98
Hydraulic_Height 94
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Drainage_Area 2.71
Year_Completed 1949
Dam_Height 98
River_Or_Stream Lagunitas Creek
Surface_Area 140
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Storage 4300
Dam_Length 1150

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