Sutherland Reservoir

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Sutherland Reservoir is located in San Diego County, California, and was built in 1954 by the City of San Diego. The reservoir covers an area of 556 acres and has a storage capacity of 29,508 acre-feet. It is fed by several creeks and small streams that flow into the reservoir, including the San Luis Rey River. The reservoir is primarily used for drinking water and irrigation purposes, and it also serves as a popular recreational spot for fishing, boating, and camping. The water in the reservoir is sourced from both surface flow and snowpack providers, including the San Luis Rey River watershed and local mountain ranges. The reservoir is an important source of water for the surrounding agricultural communities and also provides a valuable habitat for various fish species.

June 14, 2024







Storage 24hr Change None%
Percent of Normal None%
Minimum 2,873 acre-ft
Maximum 22,418 acre-ft
Average acre-ft
Dam_Height 162
Hydraulic_Height 145
Drainage_Area 54
Year_Completed 1954
Nid_Storage 29000
Primary_Dam_Type Multi-Arch
River_Or_Stream Santa Ysabel Creek
Surface_Area 550
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 1020
Nid_Height 162

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