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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.

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Storage 24hr Change 0.11%
Percent of Normal 99%
Minimum 28,268 acre-ft
Maximum 43,060 acre-ft
Average 38,500 acre-ft
Dam_Height 44
Hydraulic_Height 40
Year_Completed 1991
Nid_Storage 356
River_Or_Stream Offstream
Surface_Area 14
Dam_Length 1910
Hazard_Potential High
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 44

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