Longitude: 121° 37' 42" W
Locaide: 36 69-69
Located in the foothills northeast of Morgan Hill. Center of dam located on Coyote Creek just off of Cochran Road.
Period of Record
SCVWD record begins October 2, 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 October 7, 1987. Current storage and surface area ratings applied October 1, 1988.
Drainage Area: 193.4 Square Miles
Year Constructed: 1950
Reservoir Capacity: 90,373 Acre Feet
Reservoir Surface Area (full): 1,245 Acres
Local Datum (water surface measurements): "Local" Elevation
Reservoir Length: 7.8 Miles
Dam Type: Rolled Earth and Rock Fill
Dam Crest Elevation: 644.50 ft.
Dam Height (crest above streambed): 240 ft.
Outlet Capacity: 550 cfs