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Lake Levels On The Rise Due to Rain

Recent rainfall brings positive news about the Lake

Post Date:02/05/2019 12:35 PM

As of February 4, 2019, the City has received 7.67 inches of rain this year. This far exceeds last year's total rainfall of 2.5 inches and is fast approaching the annual average of 11 inches of rain this year. 

Rain water from as far as Idyllwild flows downhill to Canyon Lake and into Lake Elsinore. Therefore, even after the rain stops water can still be flowing into our lake.

So far, this winter, Lake Elsinore has risen by approximately 2.5 feet in this winter to 1236.68 feet above sea level. With more rain expected, the City is hopeful that the lake will rise closer to our optimal lake level of 1240 feet. 

 
Other important links for keeping up-to-date on rainfall and lake water level measures may be found below: 

 Lake Elsinore & Canyon Lake Lake Level

 Lake Elsinore & Riverside County Rainfall Data 

For more information or further questions, please contact us at pio@lake-elsinore.org

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