El Capitan Res Nr Lakeside Ca
June 6 2023
698 ft0% today
100% of Normal • Normal
Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at El Capitan Res Nr Lakeside Ca are currently 698 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 698.6ft.
Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2011-05-04 when levels reached 744.51 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2016-11-26 when levels receded to 664.58 ft.
El Capitan Reservoir is located in Lakeside, California and was built in 1935 by the City of San Diego. The reservoir has a capacity of 112,800 acre-feet of water and is supplied by the El Capitan Dam on the San Diego River. The hydrology of the reservoir is primarily reliant on surface flow from the San Diego River and snowpack providers from the surrounding mountain ranges. The reservoir is used for agricultural purposes by local farmers and for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping. Over the years, El Capitan Reservoir has been a source of controversy due to disputes over water rights and water usage in the region. Despite the challenges, the reservoir remains an important source of water for the region and a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
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