Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Weber Reservoir, located near Schurz, NV in Nevada, is a man-made reservoir. It was constructed in 1896 to hold water for irrigation purposes. The reservoir has a capacity of 18,000 acre-feet and is used to store water from the Walker River for irrigation and domestic purposes. The reservoir is fed by snowpack from the Sierra Nevada Mountains and surface water flows from the Walker River. The water is primarily used for agricultural purposes, including the irrigation of alfalfa, corn, and pasture lands. The reservoir also provides recreational activities such as fishing and boating. The hydrology of the reservoir is managed by Walker River Irrigation District, which monitors water levels and releases.

June 14, 2024







Elevation Of Reservoir Water Surface Above Datum, Ft 24hr Change 0.01%
Percent of Normal None%
Minimum 4,193.12 ft
Maximum 4,208.5 ft
Average 4,205 ft
Dam_Height 40
Hydraulic_Height 36
Drainage_Area 2650
Year_Completed 1935
Nid_Storage 14900
Structural_Height 50
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 990
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Other Controlled - 1, Slide (sluice gate) - 2, Tainter (radial) - 3
River_Or_Stream WALKER RIVER
Dam_Length 1950
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 50

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