Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Middle Fork Feather Watershed

Little Grass Valley

June 6 2023

70,583 acre-ft

0% today
88% of Normal Low

Water storage levels at Little Grass Valley are currently 70,583 acre-ft, about 88% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 80,634.68acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2005-06-07 when levels reached 94,390 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2004-12-06 when levels receded to 36,493 acre-ft.

Little Grass Valley Reservoir is a lake located in Plumas County, California, USA. The reservoir was created by the construction of Little Grass Valley Dam, which was completed in 1961 by Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The dam is 105 feet high and 1,610 feet long. The reservoir has a capacity of 105,000 acre-feet and is part of the North Fork Feather River watershed. It is fed by the Little Grass Valley Creek and other small creeks, and provides water for irrigation, domestic, and industrial use. The reservoir is also used for recreational activities like fishing, boating, and swimming. The surrounding area has many campgrounds and hiking trails. Little Grass Valley is an important source of water for the region and is managed by the Plumas County Water Agency.

Geolocation -121.019, 39.724
Elevation 5,047 ft
Storage 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 88%
Minimum 36,493 acre-ft
Maximum 94,390 acre-ft
Average 80,635 acre-ft


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