Lake Almanor

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Lake Almanor is a large reservoir situated in Plumas County, California. The lake was formed as a result of damming of the Feather River in 1914. It has a surface area of 28,000 acres and a maximum depth of 90 feet. The lake is fed by several small creeks and the North Fork Feather River. The snowpack from Mount Lassen National Park provides a significant portion of the lake's water supply. The lake's water is primarily used for irrigation and hydroelectric power generation. The lake is also a popular recreational destination for boating, fishing, and camping. The area surrounding the lake is home to several species of wildlife, including bald eagles, ospreys, and black bears. Overall, Lake Almanor serves as an important source of water and a popular tourist destination in Northern California.

May 21, 2024







Storage 24hr Change 0.17%
Percent of Normal 113%
Minimum 41,055 acre-ft
Maximum 8,918,440 acre-ft
Average 986,612 acre-ft

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