PUEBLO RESERVOIR NEAR PUEBLO

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Pueblo Reservoir Near Pueblo

RESERVOIR REPORT
September 27 2023

218,616 acre-ft

-0.04% today
152% of Normal Very High

Water storage levels at Pueblo Reservoir Near Pueblo are currently 218,616 acre-ft, about 152% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 143,100.28acre-ft. Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 1975 was 1985-02-12 when levels reached 295,485 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 1975-01-14 when levels receded to 23,190 acre-ft. View historical levels.

Pueblo Reservoir is a man-made lake located near Pueblo, Colorado. It was created in the 1970s by constructing a dam across the Arkansas River. The reservoir has a capacity of 357,000 acre-feet and is an important source of water for the surrounding region. Its hydrology is primarily fed by the Arkansas River, with additional contributions from local snowpack and surface flows. The reservoir serves as a crucial water source for agricultural and recreational uses. It is also home to a variety of fish species, which are popular among anglers. The area around the reservoir is also used for hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities. Overall, Pueblo Reservoir plays a vital role in the water supply and outdoor recreation opportunities in the region.

Geolocation -104.726, 38.271
Elevation 4,850 ft
Storage 24hr Change -0.04%
Percent of Normal 152%
Minimum 23,190 acre-ft
1975-01-14
Maximum 295,485 acre-ft
1985-02-12
Average 143,100 acre-ft
AREA SURFACE FLOWS
Streamgauge Streamflow Stage
CLOVER DITCH DRAIN AT QUINN ST NR WIDEFIELD 2 cfs 5.0 ft
FOUNTAIN CREEK AT SECURITY 132 cfs 4.1 ft
ARKANSAS RIVER AT PARKDALE 328 cfs 2.5 ft
FOURMILE CREEK BELOW CRIPPLE CREEK NEAR VICTOR 10 cfs 3.3 ft

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