Longitude: 121° 32' 17" W
Locaide: 44 78-35
Located along Coyote Reservoir Road in the foothills northeast of Gilroy. Center of dam located on the north edge of the reservoir just off of Coyote Reservoir 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 installed.
Area / Capacity Curve
Last aerial survey was completed on April 27, 1987. Current storage and surface area ratings applied October 1, 1988.
Drainage Area: 120 Square Miles
Year Constructed: 1936
Reservoir Capacity: 22,925 Acre Feet
Reservoir Surface Area (full): 648 Acres
Local Datum (water surface measurements): "Local" Elevation
Reservoir Length: 4.8 Miles
Dam Type: Rolled Earth And Rock Fill
Dam Crest Elevation: 802 ft.
Dam Height (crest above streambed): 138 ft.