Slab Creek

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Slab Creek is a California creek that flows through the Eldorado National Forest. The creek has a rich history of gold mining, logging, and hydroelectric power generation. The hydrology of Slab Creek is primarily fed by snowpacks and surface flow, with the creek providing water to the South Fork American River. The snowpacks in the region are an important source of water for the creek, which also contributes to the agricultural industry in the surrounding area. Recreational activities, such as fishing and hiking, are popular in the region. The creek is also used for whitewater rafting, kayaking, and canoeing. The Slab Creek Reservoir is a significant feature in the region, providing drinking water and hydroelectric power to the surrounding communities.

June 14, 2024







24hr Change None%
Percent of Normal None%
Nid_Height 250
Hydraulic_Height 230
Drainage_Area 493
Year_Completed 1967
Dam_Height 250
Structural_Height 250
Primary_Dam_Type Concrete
River_Or_Stream Slab Creek
Surface_Area 249
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Storage 16000
Dam_Length 817

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