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 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: 6.9 Square Miles
Year Constructed: 1935
Reservoir Capacity: 8,957 Acre Feet
Reservoir Surface Area (full): 333.14 Acres
Local Datum (water surface measurements): "Local" Elevation
Reservoir Length: 2.2 Miles
Dam Type: Rolled Earth Fill
Dam Crest Elevation: 483.51 ft.
Dam Height (crest above streambed): 98 ft.
Outlet Capacity: 185 cfs