Relief

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


California relief is characterized by a variety of hydrological systems, including surface flow and snowpack. The state has experienced severe droughts in the past, leading to water scarcity and agricultural losses. However, thanks to the sophisticated water management systems in place, relief has been provided through reservoirs, canals, aqueducts, and groundwater recharge. The main water providers in California are the California State Water Project and the Central Valley Project, which supply water to urban, agricultural, and recreational areas. Additionally, snowpack in the Sierra Nevada Mountains serves as a vital source of water for the state, with winter storms providing the majority of the snowpack. Agriculture is a major user of water in California, with crops such as almonds, grapes, and lettuce requiring large quantities of water. Recreational uses include swimming, boating, and fishing.

June 14, 2024

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Windspeed

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Humidity

Storage 24hr Change -0.16%
Percent of Normal 89%
Minimum 224 acre-ft
2014-01-26
Maximum 17,727 acre-ft
2012-06-09
Average 14,516 acre-ft
Dam_Height 140
Year_Completed 1909
Nid_Storage 15600
River_Or_Stream Summit Creek
Surface_Area 223
Dam_Length 560
Hazard_Potential High
Primary_Dam_Type Rockfill
Nid_Height 140

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Nearby Streamgauges

414

Cubic Feet Per Second

1500

Cubic Feet Per Second

342

Cubic Feet Per Second

138

Cubic Feet Per Second

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