Murray Res

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Murray Reservoir is a man-made reservoir located in San Diego, California. It was created in 1952 to provide drinking water to the city of San Diego. The reservoir is fed by the San Diego River and has a capacity of 4,684 acre-feet. The hydrology of the reservoir is affected by both surface flow and snowpack. The San Diego River is the primary surface flow provider and snowpack in the surrounding mountains also contributes to the reservoir. Murray Reservoir is used for agricultural purposes, including irrigation of crops, and for recreational activities such as fishing and boating. It also serves as an important habitat for various species of fish and wildlife. The reservoir has undergone several upgrades and improvements over the years to ensure a reliable water supply for the city of San Diego.

May 21, 2024







Storage 24hr Change None%
Percent of Normal None%
Minimum 2,603 acre-ft
Maximum 4,421 acre-ft
Average acre-ft
Dam_Height 110
Hydraulic_Height 104
Drainage_Area 3.6
Year_Completed 1918
Nid_Storage 4818
Hazard_Potential High
Primary_Dam_Type Multi-Arch
River_Or_Stream Chaparral
Surface_Area 200
Dam_Length 870
Nid_Height 110

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