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 ALERT station. Design Analysis H350 Gas Purge System.
Area / Capacity Curve
Last aerial survey was completed on April 4, 1989. Current storage and surface area ratings applied October 1, 1989.
Drainage Area: 19.5 Square Miles
Year Constructed: 1955
Reservoir Capacity: 8,952 Acre Feet
Reservoir Surface Area (full): 265 Acres
Local Datum (water surface measurements): "Local" Elevation
Reservoir Length: 2.4 Miles
Dam Type: Rolled Earth and Rock Fill
Dam Crest Elevation: 535 ft.
Dam Height (crest above streambed): 95 ft.
Outlet Capacity: 740 cfs (estimated)