Longitude: 121˚ 57' 49" W
Locaide: 25 30-55
Located just north of Blossom Hill Road on the west side of Highway 17. Center of dam located on the Los Gatos Creek at the north edge of the reservoir.
Period of Record
SCVWD record begins December 2, 1960 with operation to the present.
Radio telemetry ALERT station. Waterlog Gas Purge System and wire weight gage.
Area / Capacity Curve
New storage and Surface area rating tables applied Ocotober 1st, 2005 based on current survey.
Drainage Area: 43.9 Square Miles
Year Constructed: 1935
Reservoir Capacity: 495 Acre Feet
Reservoir Surface Area (full): 52.65 Acres
Local Datum (water elevation measurements): "Local" Elevation
Reservoir Length: 0.8 Miles
Dam Type: Rolled Earth and Rock Fill
Dam Spillway Elevation: 294.8 ft.
Dam Height (crest above streambed): 30 ft.