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Waterbury Reservoir is a man-made body of water located in Waterbury, Vermont. It was created in 1938 by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a means of flood control and water supply for the city of Burlington. The reservoir has a surface area of 850 acres and is fed by several small streams, including Little River and Waterbury River. It also receives water from snowmelt and precipitation. It is a popular destination for outdoor recreation, including swimming, boating, fishing, and camping. The reservoir serves as a source of drinking water for several nearby towns, including Waterbury, Stowe, and Morrisville. The reservoir is also used for agricultural purposes, including irrigation and livestock watering. The area surrounding the reservoir is designated as a state park and is managed by the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation.

June 21, 2024







24hr Change -8.18%
Percent of Normal 51%
Minimum 0.1
Maximum 34.4
Average 20
Dam_Height 187
Hydraulic_Height 183
Drainage_Area 109
Year_Completed 1938
Nid_Storage 88000
Structural_Height 187
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 850
River_Or_Stream LITTLE RIVER
Dam_Length 2130
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Height 187

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