Lake Alpine Reservoir

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Lake Alpine Reservoir is a man-made lake located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. It was created in the early 1900s to store water for hydroelectric power generation and irrigation. The reservoir receives water from several creeks and streams, including the North Fork of the Stanislaus River, as well as from snowmelt and rainfall. The area surrounding the lake is known for its abundant snowpack, which provides water for the lake and the surrounding agricultural lands. Today, Lake Alpine Reservoir is a popular destination for recreation, including fishing, boating, and hiking. The lake also serves as a source of drinking water for nearby communities.

May 28, 2024







Storage 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 106%
Minimum 684 acre-ft
Maximum 4,157 acre-ft
Average 3,855 acre-ft
Dam_Height 49
Hydraulic_Height 78.3
Drainage_Area 5.3
Year_Completed 1891
Nid_Storage 4300
Structural_Height 81.3
Surface_Area 172
River_Or_Stream Silver Creek
Dam_Length 400.5
Hazard_Potential High
Primary_Dam_Type Rockfill
Nid_Height 81

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