The original Los Vaqueros Dam was completed in 1998. At that time, the reservoir had a capacity of 100,000 acre-feet. In 2012, the dam was raised 34 feet, and is now 226 feet high (from toe to crest). It can currently store up to 160,000 acre-feet of water in the first phase of expansion. It is the largest reservoir in the Bay Area.
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The primary objectives of the Los Vaqueros Expansion Project Phase 2 are:
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CCWD has a large list of environmental documentation available online, including the Draft Supplement to the Final EIS/EIR that was released in June 2017.
2019 – 2021 Finalize design, permitting, local agreements
January 2022 Final California Water Commission funding agreements