|Eastern Mojave Vegetation
|Guanella Pit, Clear Creek County, Colorado.
See also: Golden.
Now called Guanella Reservoir, formerly a sand and gravel operation.
Guanella Reservoir was constructed in 2003 to further enhance Golden’s water storage capability. It is located on the West fork of Clear Creek near the Town of Empire. It has a current storage capacity of 2325 Acre Feet (one Acre Foot is 325,852 gallons). Guanella Reservoir has a unique feature in that some of its storage capacity is unseen in alluvial (ground water) storage. There are nine monitoring wells used to calculate the amount of water in alluvial storage daily.
|No collections made at this location.
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Date and time this article was prepared:4:24:34 PM, 2/5/2024.