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California Upper San Joaquin Watershed

Kerckhoff Reservoir

June 9 2023

1,854 acre-ft

-2.57% today
89% of Normal Low

Water storage levels at Kerckhoff Reservoir are currently 1,854 acre-ft, about 89% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 2,100.67acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2020 was 2020-09-27 when levels reached 2,446 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2022-01-17 when levels receded to 17 acre-ft.

Kerckhoff Reservoir is a man-made lake located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. It was constructed in the early 1900s as part of the San Joaquin River Hydroelectric Project. The reservoir is fed by the San Joaquin River and its tributaries, as well as by snowmelt from the surrounding mountains. This makes it an important source of water for irrigation and hydroelectric power generation in the Central Valley region of California. The reservoir also provides recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, and camping. The area surrounding the reservoir is used for agricultural purposes, including growing crops such as almonds, grapes, and citrus fruit. The water levels in the reservoir are closely monitored and managed to ensure a reliable water supply for both agricultural and urban users.

Geolocation -119.526, 37.128
Elevation 974 ft
Storage 24hr Change -2.57%
Percent of Normal 89%
Minimum 17 acre-ft
Maximum 2,446 acre-ft
Average 2,101 acre-ft
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