Bull Run Lake Near Brightwood
June 9 2023
3,171 ft0% today
100% of Normal • Normal
Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Bull Run Lake Near Brightwood are currently 3,171 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 3,176.41ft.
Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2014-03-11 when levels reached 3,181.14 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2019-12-07 when levels receded to 3,158.68 ft.
Bull Run Lake is located in the Mount Hood National Forest near Brightwood, Oregon. The lake, which has a surface area of approximately 6,600 acres, is the primary drinking water source for the city of Portland. The Bull Run Watershed, which includes the lake and surrounding area, was established in 1892 to provide clean water to the growing city. The lake is fed by snowpack from the surrounding mountains and has a controlled release system to maintain water levels. The watershed is managed by the Portland Water Bureau, and access to the lake is limited to approved activities and individuals. There are no agricultural uses in the area, and recreational activities are also limited to protect the water quality. The lake and surrounding area provide habitat for a variety of wildlife, including fish, amphibians, and mammals.
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