Water! The Pictures Show the Amount of Rain and Snow Needed to Fill the Reservoirs

Reservoir Photos

All photos courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation.
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Emigrant Lake

Emigrant Lake
Emigrant Lake Reservoir
Emigrant Lake Dam
Emigrant Lake Dam

Located 7.5 miles southeast of Ashland, Oregon, on Emigrant Creek, Emigrant Lake Reservoir has a total capacity is 40,500 acre-feet (active 39,000 acre-feet). The dam is a 204-foot-high earthfill structure with a crest elevation of 750 feet.

Hyatt Lake Reservoir

Hyatt Lake Reservoir
Hyatt Lake Reservoir

Located approximately 27 miles southeast of Talent, Oregon, Hyatt Lake Reservoir has total capacity of16,200 acre-feet (active 16,200 acre-feet). The dam is an earth and rockfill structure having a structural height of 53 feet and a crest length of 775 feet.

Howard Prairie Reservoir

Howard Prairie Reservoir
Howard Prairie Reservoir
Howard Prairie Dam
Howard Prairie Dam

Located 18 miles east of Ashland, Oregon on Beaver Creek, Howard Prairie Reservoir has a total capacity of 62,100 acre-feet (active 60,600 acre-feet). The dam is a zoned earthfill structure, with a height of 100 feet and a crest length of 1,040 feet and contains 416,000 cubic yards of material. Bureau of Reclamation website and TID website.

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