INDEPENDENCE LK NR TRUCKEE CA

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Independence Lake, located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, has a rich history dating back to the Washoe people who called it "Da ow a ga". The lake is a vital source of water for the Truckee River and supplies water to the surrounding communities. Its pristine waters are fed by snowmelt and underground springs, making it an important contributor to the hydrology of the area. Specific surface flow is managed by the Truckee Meadows Water Authority, which oversees the allocation of water to the surrounding communities. The snowpack providers are the Sierra Nevada Mountains, which play a crucial role in maintaining the water supply to the lake. The lake is also used for recreational activities like hiking, camping, and fishing. Its waters support a diverse range of species, including the Lahontan cutthroat trout, which is an important game fish in the region.

June 14, 2024

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 6,936.18 ft
2012-01-02
Maximum 6,949.91 ft
2010-06-17
Average 6,948 ft
Dam_Height 31
Hydraulic_Height 27.5
Drainage_Area 7.5
Year_Completed 1939
Nid_Storage 18500
Surface_Area 725
Hazard_Potential High
River_Or_Stream Independence Cr
Dam_Length 847
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 31

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