NINETYNINE ISLAND RESERVOIR BELOW CHEROKEE FALLS

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Ninetynine Island Reservoir is a man-made lake located below Cherokee Falls in South Carolina. The reservoir was constructed in the early 1900s to provide hydroelectric power to the surrounding area. The hydrology of Ninetynine Island Reservoir is primarily fed by the Broad River, which flows into the lake from the north. The lake also receives water from several smaller tributaries, as well as from snowpack melt during the winter months. The lake serves as a water source for agricultural irrigation and recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and swimming. The surrounding area is rich in history and culture, with several museums and historic sites in the vicinity. Overall, Ninetynine Island Reservoir is an important resource for the community, providing both economic and recreational benefits.

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Elevation Of Reservoir Water Surface Above Datum, Ft 24hr Change -0.04%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 94.73 ft
2017-11-01
Maximum 109.5 ft
2022-12-28
Average 100 ft
Dam_Height 72
Drainage_Area 1550
Year_Completed 1909
Nid_Storage 2300
Structural_Height 72
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 350
Hazard_Potential High
River_Or_Stream Broad
Dam_Length 1568
Primary_Dam_Type Concrete
Nid_Height 72

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