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Water Levels

Aerial view of Barrett Reservoir

Last updated on April 8, 2024

Water Levels are updated weekly but may be sporadic or late due to unforeseen circumstances.

Reservoir Depth When Full Current Depth Storage Capacity (AF) Current Storage (AF) Storage Change (AF) Percent Full Spill MGD
Barrett 160.40 ft 155.35 ft 34,805.5 32,598.0 65.21 93.7% 0
El Capitan 197.00 ft 135.92 ft 112,806.9 40,882.2 6.84 36.2% 0
Hodges 115.00 ft 79.20 ft 30,632.6 5,706.6 (60.48) 18.6% 0
Miramar 114.00 ft 107.60 ft 6,682.4 5,787.1 71.90 86.6% 0
Morena 157.00 ft 120.45 ft 50,694.0 12,982.8 168.84 25.6% 0
Murray 95.00 ft 87.32 ft 4,684.2 3,499.2 6.85 74.7% 0
Lower Otay 136.08 ft 137.28 ft 47,066.9 46,802.0 0 99.4% 0
San Vicente 306.00 ft 287.90 ft. 249,358.0 219,922.5 1,745.64 88.2% 0
Sutherland 145.00 ft 89.40 ft. 29,508.1 7,213.7 (835.19) 24.4% 0

AF = acre-foot; 1 acre-foot equals about 326,000 gallons or enough water to cover an acre of land, about the size of a football field, one foot deep. MGD = Million gallons per day.

Launch Ramp Operation Levels

Reservoir Elevation and Gauge of Water Level at Spill Elevation and Gauge of Lowest Water Level for Operable Ramp
Elevation Gauge Elevation Gauge
Barrett 1,607.00 ft 160.88 ft No Ramp No Ramp
El Capitan 750.00 ft 197.00 ft 663.00 ft 110.00 ft
Hodges 315.00 ft 115.00 ft 292.00 ft 92.00 ft
Miramar 714.00 ft 114.00 ft 705.00 ft 105.00 ft
Murray 536.50 ft 95.00 ft 527.50 ft 86.00 ft
Lower Otay 484.20 ft 137.50 ft 465.70 ft 119.00 ft
San Vicente 766.00 ft 306.00 ft 640.00 ft 180.00 ft
Sutherland 2,057.00 ft 145.00 ft 1,982.00 ft 70.00 ft