CRAWFORD RESERVOIR NEAR CRAWFORD

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Crawford Reservoir is a popular recreational spot located near Crawford, Colorado. The reservoir was constructed in 1976 as part of the Uncompahgre Valley Project, which aimed to provide irrigation water to the surrounding agricultural lands. The reservoir has a capacity of 8,290 acre-feet and is fed by two main sources - surface water flow from East Muddy Creek and snowpack melt from the West Elk Mountains. The reservoir provides water for agricultural uses in the nearby area, and also serves as a popular spot for fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. The reservoir is surrounded by scenic mountain views, including the breathtaking Needle Mountains.

June 20, 2024

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 6,483.26 ft
2018-10-17
Maximum 6,553.73 ft
2023-06-03
Average 6,542 ft
Dam_Height 162
Hydraulic_Height 144
Drainage_Area 52
Year_Completed 1962
Nid_Storage 18275
Hazard_Potential High
Structural_Height 162
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
River_Or_Stream IRON CREEK
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 406
Outlet_Gates Slide (sluice gate), Uncontrolled
Dam_Length 580
Nid_Height 162

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Nearby Streamgauges

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Cubic Feet Per Second

67

Cubic Feet Per Second

1460

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2360

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