Snowpack & Reservoir Levels, More Information
EXPLANATION OF LEGEND LABELS:
Facility Name: Name of dam or reservoir.
% total capacity – Percentage of total storage capacity used by water currently stored in the reservoir.
% daily historical average – Amount of water currently stored in the reservoir, as compared to historical levels on this date (25-year average).
Flood (control) capacity in thousands of acre-feet (kaf) – Reservoir capacity allocated to the sole purpose of regulating flood inflows to reduce flood damage downstream <more information>.
Outflow in cubic feet per second (cfs) – This is the total discharge from the reservoir including releases from the river outlet works, canal outlet, municipal outlet, power plant, spillway, and any other releases which might apply.
% daily historical average snowpack – Current snowpack (in snow-water equivalents) as compared to historical levels on this date (10-year average)
- For more information on how capacities are allocated at individual reservoirs, please see our reservoir allocation page.
- For individual reservoirs, see Lakes & Reservoirs.
- For more information about dams and powerplants, see Projects & Facilities.
- For a complete list of water-related pages, see Water Operations.
Last Updated: March 6, 2013