Hills Creek Lake Near Oakridge
June 5 2023
1,513 ft0% today
100% of Normal • Normal
Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Hills Creek Lake Near Oakridge are currently 1,513 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 1,523.87ft.
Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2013 was 2014-05-12 when levels reached 1,541.26 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2023-03-13 when levels receded to 1,425.11 ft.
Hills Creek Lake, located near Oakridge, Oregon, was created in 1961 by the construction of a dam on the Middle Fork Willamette River. The lake serves as a significant source of hydroelectric power to the area. The hydrology of the lake is fed by surface flow from the Willamette River and snowpack from the surrounding mountains. During the summer months, the lake is used for recreational activities such as boating, swimming, and camping. The lake is also used as a water source for irrigation in the surrounding agricultural areas. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including rainbow trout and kokanee salmon. Hills Creek Lake provides a beautiful setting for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the natural beauty of the region.
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