Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Upper Stanislaus Watershed


June 9 2023

13,975 acre-ft

+0.06% today
95% of Normal Normal

Water storage levels at Relief are currently 13,975 acre-ft, about 95% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 14,763.21acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2012-06-09 when levels reached 17,727 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2014-01-26 when levels receded to 224 acre-ft.

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.

Geolocation -119.733, 38.267
Elevation 7,220 ft
Storage 24hr Change 0.06%
Percent of Normal 95%
Minimum 224 acre-ft
Maximum 17,727 acre-ft
Average 14,763 acre-ft
Nearby Reservoirs
Matilija Dam
Juncal Dam (Jameson Lake)
Gibraltar Dam
Santa Ynez R Ab Gibraltar Dam Nr Santa Barb Ca
Alisal Res Nr Solvang Ca
Cachuma Lake
Twitchell Reservoir
Lopez Lake
Santa Margarita Lake

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