San Vicente

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

San Vicente is a reservoir located in San Diego County, California, USA. The dam was constructed in 1943, and it is the largest in the county, standing at 220 feet tall and 1.5 miles long. The reservoir has a capacity of over 90,000 acre-feet of water, which is primarily used to supply drinking water to the San Diego region. The hydrology of San Vicente is complex, with a combination of surface flow from nearby mountain streams and snowpack melt providing the water source. The San Diego County Water Authority manages the reservoir, while the San Diego County Water District operates the hydroelectric power plant located at the dam. The area surrounding San Vicente is mainly agricultural, with citrus and avocado crops dominating the landscape. Recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and hiking are also popular in the area.

June 21, 2024







Storage 24hr Change -0.09%
Percent of Normal 144%
Minimum 129,441 acre-ft
Maximum 223,881 acre-ft
Average 151,325 acre-ft
Dam_Height 338
Hydraulic_Height 324.5
Drainage_Area 74.2
Year_Completed 1943
Nid_Storage 245000
River_Or_Stream San Vicente Creek
Surface_Area 1675
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 1425
Primary_Dam_Type Roller-Compacted Concrete
Nid_Height 338

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