Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Santa Margarita Watershed


June 9 2023

37,581 acre-ft

0% today
98% of Normal Normal

Water storage levels at Skinner are currently 37,581 acre-ft, about 98% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 38,437.5acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2020 was 2022-01-31 when levels reached 42,994 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2022-02-16 when levels receded to 28,268 acre-ft.

Skinner Reservoir is a man-made lake located in Riverside County, California. It was created in 1973 by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California as a part of the State Water Project. The reservoir has a capacity of 52,000 acre-feet of water and is primarily used for drinking water supply and hydroelectric power generation. It receives water from the Colorado River via the Colorado River Aqueduct and from local rainfall runoff. The reservoir is an important source of water for the city of Temecula and surrounding areas. Recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping are also popular at the reservoir. Agriculture in the surrounding areas also relies on the water supply from Skinner Reservoir. The reservoir is maintained and operated by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

Geolocation -117.072, 33.583
Elevation 1,479 ft
Storage 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 98%
Minimum 28,268 acre-ft
Maximum 42,994 acre-ft
Average 38,438 acre-ft
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