DORENA LAKE NEAR COTTAGE GROVE

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Dorena Lake is a reservoir located near Cottage Grove, Oregon that was created in 1949 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built a dam on the Row River. The lake has a surface area of 1,400 acres and is fed by the Row River and numerous smaller streams. The hydrology of the lake is primarily controlled by the Corps of Engineers, who manage water levels for flood control, hydroelectric power generation, and recreation. The lake also receives water from snowpack runoff during the winter and spring months. The surrounding area is primarily used for agriculture, including cattle grazing and hay production. Recreational activities at the lake include boating, fishing, camping, and hiking. The lake is also home to a variety of wildlife, including bald eagles, ospreys, and beavers.

June 13, 2024

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.01%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 761.91 ft
2019-11-20
Maximum 836.24 ft
2019-04-10
Average 827 ft
Dam_Height 135
Hydraulic_Height 129
Drainage_Area 265
Year_Completed 1949
Nid_Storage 131000
Structural_Height 154
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 1884
River_Or_Stream ROW RIVER
Dam_Length 3302
Hazard_Potential High
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 154

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