Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Owens Lake Watershed


June 6 2023

24,649 acre-ft

None% today
None% of Normal Very Low

Water storage levels at Haiwee are currently 24,649 acre-ft, about None% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately Noneacre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2021 was 2023-01-13 when levels reached 36,499 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2021-10-03 when levels receded to 20,011 acre-ft.

Haiwee Reservoir is located in Inyo County, California and was constructed in 1923. It is fed by several creeks, including Haiwee Creek, as well as snowmelt from the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains. The reservoir has a storage capacity of 45,000 acre-feet and provides water to local agricultural and municipal users. The reservoir is part of the Owens Valley Hydrologic System, which also includes the Owens River and several other reservoirs. Recreation at Haiwee Reservoir is limited, with fishing being the most popular activity. The surrounding area is also popular for hiking and camping. The reservoir is managed by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, which has faced criticism for its management of the Owens Valley water resources.

Geolocation -117.948, 36.137
Elevation 3,774 ft
Storage 24hr Change None%
Percent of Normal None%
Minimum 20,011 acre-ft
Maximum 36,499 acre-ft
Average acre-ft
Nearby Reservoirs
Tinemaha Reservoir
Lake Crowley
Railroad Canyon
Santiago Creek Res (Irvine Lake)
Lake Mathews
Prado Dam
San Gabriel
Cogswell Reservoir

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