Bethany Reservoir

Summary

The Bethany Reservoir is located 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Livermore, California, USA, on the California Aqueduct. It serves as the forebay for the South Bay Pumping Plant that feeds the South Bay Aqueduct.

Bethany Reservoir
Bethany Reservoir and California Aqueduct.jpg
Bethany Reservoir and aqueduct
Location of Bethany Reservoir in California, USA.
Location of Bethany Reservoir in California, USA.
Bethany Reservoir
Location of Bethany Reservoir in California, USA.
Location of Bethany Reservoir in California, USA.
Bethany Reservoir
LocationAlameda County, California
Coordinates37°46′15″N 121°36′03″W / 37.77083°N 121.60083°W / 37.77083; -121.60083[1]Coordinates: 37°46′15″N 121°36′03″W / 37.77083°N 121.60083°W / 37.77083; -121.60083[1]
Typereservoir
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area180 acres (73 ha)
Shore length16 miles (9.7 km)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

CharacteristicsEdit

  • Gross capacity: 5,250 acre-feet (6,480,000 m3)[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bethany Reservoir
  2. ^ "Dams Within the Jurisdiction of the State of California (A-G)" (PDF). California Department of Water Resources. Retrieved September 27, 2012.

External linksEdit

  • Bethany Reservoir