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California Truckee Watershed

Martis Creek Reservoir

June 6 2023

973 acre-ft

-0.61% today
111% of Normal High

Water storage levels at Martis Creek Reservoir are currently 973 acre-ft, about 111% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 872.67acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2014 was 2017-02-10 when levels reached 2,826 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2016-09-02 when levels receded to 799 acre-ft.

Martis Creek Reservoir is located in Placer County, California, and was completed in 1972. The reservoir is situated at an elevation of 5848 feet and has a capacity of 23,000-acre feet. It serves as a storage facility for the Martis Creek Watershed, which includes Martis Creek and its tributaries. The reservoir is primarily fed by snowmelt and surface flow from Martis Creek, as well as the surrounding snowpack. The Martis Creek Reservoir is an essential source of water for irrigation and agricultural purposes in the area. Additionally, it also supports recreational activities, including fishing, boating, and hiking. The reservoir has an extensive network of trails that offer stunning views of the surrounding scenery. As a result, it attracts numerous visitors every year, making it a vital economic resource for the region.

Geolocation -120.113, 39.327
Elevation 5,745 ft
Storage 24hr Change -0.61%
Percent of Normal 111%
Minimum 799 acre-ft
Maximum 2,826 acre-ft
Average 873 acre-ft
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