Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California Upper King Watershed


June 6 2023

35,397 acre-ft

-23.07% today
48% of Normal Very Low

Water storage levels at Wishon are currently 35,397 acre-ft, about 48% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 74,847.05acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2011-06-24 when levels reached 128,118 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2009-03-01 when levels receded to 33,217 acre-ft.

Wishon is a small community located in Fresno County, California. The area is well known for its history, including the development of the Wishon Dam in the early 1900s. The dam provides water to the surrounding area, including agricultural land and recreational sites. The hydrology of the area is heavily influenced by the Sierra Nevada mountains, with snowpack providing critical water sources for the region. Several surface flow providers, including the San Joaquin River and two creeks, contribute to the area's water supply. The Wishon Reservoir is a popular destination for fishing and camping, while the surrounding land is used for agriculture and grazing. Despite challenges related to drought and climate change, the Wishon area continues to play an important role in California's water and recreational industries.

Geolocation -118.969, 37.005
Elevation 6,560 ft
Storage 24hr Change -23.07%
Percent of Normal 48%
Minimum 33,217 acre-ft
Maximum 128,118 acre-ft
Average 74,847 acre-ft

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