Longitude: 121˚ 41' 34" W
Locaide: 43 61-35
Located along Oak Glen Avenue in the foothills southwest of Morgan Hill. Center of dam located on Llagas Creek directly off of Oak Glen Avenue.
Period of Record
SCVWD record begins October 9, 1960 with continuous operation to the present.
Radio telemetry GOES station. Waterlog Gas Purge System.
Area / Capacity Curve
New storage and Surface area rating tables applied Ocotober 1st, 2018 based on current survey.
Drainage Area: 19.5 Square Miles
Year Constructed: 1955
Reservoir Capacity: 7,967 Acre Feet
Reservoir Surface Area (full): 257.1 Acres
Local Datum (water elevation measurements): "Local" Elevation
Reservoir Length: 2.4 Miles
Dam Type: Rolled Earth and Rock Fill
Dam Spillway Elevation: 525 ft.
Dam Height (crest above streambed): 95 ft.
Outlet Capacity: 740 cfs (estimated)