How full is Lexington Reservoir?

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How full is Lexington Reservoir?

Lexington Reservoir, near Los Gatos is just half full.

How full is Anderson Reservoir?

Anderson Dam It holds over 90,000 acre-feet (110,000,000 m3) of water when full, more than the other nine reservoirs in the county combined.

What percent of San Jose’s water is from reservoirs?

Almaden Dam and Reservoir Able to store 1,590-acre feet of water, the reservoir, located 12 mile south of San Jose, produces about 4 percent of the district’s local water supply and also provides water for groundwater recharge.

How full are the reservoirs in California?

Top 10 California Reservoirs – June 10

RESERVOIR Storage (Acre Feet) % Capacity
Lake Oroville 1,291,556 37
Trinity Lake 1,231,052 50
San Luis Res 827,617 41
New Bullards Bar 550,214 57

Is it safe to swim in Lexington Reservoir?

Swimming is prohibited. The designated staging areas are located off Alma Bridge Road at the boat launch ramp and Miller Point day use area. The boat launch is located about 0.3 miles from the dam. Non-gas powered boats may launch from the ramp when the reservoir water levels accommodate use of the ramp.

Can you boat on Lexington Reservoir?

Calero and Lexington Reservoirs are open to boating. Reservations for all open reservoirs can be made at​.

Why is Anderson Lake closed?

Anderson Reservoir will be closed to boating, fishing and all recreational activities for the next several years starting Oct. 1. That’s when the local water district will begin draining the lake in order to begin construction on a new discharge tunnel and seismically retrofitted dam.

Why is Anderson Lake empty?

Seismic problems at the dam were first identified 12 years ago. But the district’s delays in beginning the repair work prompted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in February to order the reservoir drained.

Where does SJ water come from?

Where does San Jose Water’s supply come from? This water is pumped from over 100 wells that draw water from the Santa Clara Groundwater Basin. Groundwater accounts for approximately 40% of our supply. Imported surface water is provided by the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD ), our wholesale supplier.

Where does Silicon Valley get water?

Water Supply The Silicon Valley region relies on both surface water and groundwater. In addition to local supplies, the region receives “south of Delta” deliveries from the State Water Project and Central Valley Project. It is important to note that these surface water supplies originate in Sierra Nevada snowpack.

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