Weekly Water Conditions in Santa Cruz

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Information on this page is updated weekly. For current weather forecasts and rainfall accumulation, we suggest the following websites:

   - For weather, visit NOAA  

   - For 24-hour rainfall reports, visit NOAA precipitation maps

Rainfall, reservoir level, streamflow, and water production information is reported for the week ending on Wednesday 02/22/17. 

Holy Cross ChurchSeasonal Rainfall in Santa Cruz (in inches)

( Rainfall statistics reported for the current Water Year Oct. 1 - Sept. 30)

Precipitation:                        6.39
Season to date:              44.23
Average season to date:                      22.13

Cumulative Precipitation for the 2017 Water Year-to-Date 

 

Loch Lomond ReservoirSeasonal Rainfall at the Loch Lomond Reservoir (in inches) 

Precipitation:                                      9.11
Season to date:                                  73.56

 

 

 

Water Level at Loch Lomond Reservoir  Spillway 3_12_2016

(in feet above mean sea level; lake spills at 577.25 feet)

Currently:                            578.1
Percent of capacity:                            101.4%

 

 

San Lorenzo RiverSan Lorenzo River Streamflow

USGS Stream Gauge in Felton

USGS Stream Gauge in Santa Cruz

Cumulative Runoff for the 2017 Water Year-to-Date (Figure updated every first week of the month)

 

 

treatment plantAverage Daily Water Production (in million gallons per day)  

For the past week:

  5.7 mgd 

 

 

 

felton diversionWater Sources in Use 

Water Source

In Use

 North Coast

 

 
     Laguna Creek

 X  

 
     Liddell Springs

         X 

 
     Majors Creek 

 

    
 San Lorenzo River  
     Tait Wells

         X    

 Loch Lomond Reservoir

X

 
 Live Oak Wells

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 US Drought monitor 12-30-14   U.S. Drought Monitor - California


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