Longitude: 121° 47' 28" W
Locaide: 34 50-44
Located east of Almaden Quicksilver County Park along McKean Road. Center of dam located on Calero Creek approximately 0.3 miles from McKean Road.
Period of Record
SCVWD record begins December 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 November 8, 1977. Current storage and surface area ratings applied October 1, 1978.
Drainage Area: 6.9 Square Miles
Year Constructed: 1935
Reservoir Capacity: 10,050 Acre Feet
Reservoir Surface Area (full): 347 Acres
Local Datum (water surface measurements): "Local" Elevation
Reservoir Length: 2.2 Miles
Dam Type: Rolled Earth Fill
Dam Crest Elevation: 490.00 ft.
Dam Height (crest above streambed): 98 ft.
Outlet Capacity: 185 cfs