Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Upper Bear Watershed


June 6 2023

63,951 acre-ft

None% today
None% of Normal Very Low

Water storage levels at Rollins are currently 63,951 acre-ft, about None% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately Noneacre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2021 was 2022-12-31 when levels reached 68,572 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2021-10-14 when levels receded to 41,155 acre-ft.

Rollins Reservoir is located in Nevada County, California and was created in 1965 by the construction of the Rollins Dam on the Bear River. The reservoir has a capacity of 56,000 acre-feet and provides water for irrigation, domestic use, and hydroelectric power generation. The Bear River Watershed is the primary contributor to the reservoir's surface flow, with snowpack contributing to the water supply. The reservoir is operated by the Nevada Irrigation District, and its water is used for agricultural purposes such as irrigating crops like apples, grapes, and peaches. Recreational activities include fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. The reservoir is also home to various species of fish, including bass and trout, making it a popular fishing spot for locals and tourists alike.

Geolocation -120.948, 39.135
Elevation 2,176 ft
Storage 24hr Change None%
Percent of Normal None%
Minimum 41,155 acre-ft
Maximum 68,572 acre-ft
Average acre-ft


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