Reservoir Levels

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Spring Hollow Reservoir
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Carvins Cove Sept 2015
spring hollow in the winter
carvins cove winter
spring hollow in the spring

Reservoir levels at Carvins Cove and Spring Hollow are updated every morning.

The Carvins Cove Reservoir holds 6.42- billion gallons of water at full pond and Spring Hollow Reservoir holds 3.2-billion gallons of water at full pond.  Based on current demand, these reservoirs store two-years worth of water.

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Carvins Cove Reservoir

Carvins Cove winter

 1.4- feet

 below full pond

96.5% remains

March 28, 2017

 

Spring Hollow Reservoir

Spring Hollow Winter

6.5 - feet

below full pond 

91.6% remains

March 28, 2017

 

 

 

 


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Historic levels at Carvins Cove

Current Carvins Cove Water Level

 


Lowest Recorded Level (ft.)
Avg. Level (ft.)
Month 1988-1997 1999
(drought year)
2002
(drought year)
1987-current
January -15.2 -21.2 -20.9 -6.1
February -15.5 -20.5 -23.4 -4.6
March -13.4 -20.9 -24.7 -3.5
April -5.5 -17.4 -24.3 -2.4
May -3.4 -19.0 -23.8 -2.1
June -2.8 -23.0 -27.0 -2.7
July -4.7 -26.0 -29.3 -3.9
August -6.7 -28.7 -31.4 -5.3
September -8.2 -29.2 -33.7 -6.5
October -10.8 -18.2 -34.1* -7.0
November -12.8 -17.9 -31.6 -7.7
December -15.3 -14.0 -22.6 -7.0
-5.0 means 5.0 feet below spillway or the water level in Carvins Cove was 5.0 feet below the reservoir's maximum capacity

 

*lowest level ever recorded