Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Upper Stanislaus Watershed


June 6 2023

18,230 acre-ft

+0.49% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water storage levels at Strawberry are currently 18,230 acre-ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 18,120.74acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2015-05-23 when levels reached 18,460 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2010-03-14 when levels receded to 1,585 acre-ft.

California is the largest producer of strawberries in the United States. The history of strawberry cultivation in California dates back to the early 1900s when Italian immigrants began growing the fruit. Today, California's strawberry industry generates $2.5 billion in annual revenue. The hydrology of California plays a crucial role in strawberry cultivation. The state relies on surface water from rivers and snowpack from the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Strawberry Creek watershed in Southern California provides surface water for strawberry fields. Meanwhile, snowpack from the Sierra Nevada mountains contributes to the state's overall water supply. Agriculture is the primary use of strawberries in California, with the fruit being used for both fresh consumption and processed goods. Additionally, strawberries are a popular recreational crop, with many farms offering "U-pick" opportunities for visitors.

Geolocation -119.983, 38.200
Elevation 5,620 ft
Storage 24hr Change 0.49%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,585 acre-ft
Maximum 18,460 acre-ft
Average 18,121 acre-ft
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Hetch Hetchy Res A Hetch Hetchy Ca
New Melones Reservoir


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