Rio Grande Basin
Reservoir Information

Reservoir elevation levels fluctuate greatly depending upon the time of year and user demand. Reservoirs are operated for specific purposes—storage for flood control, irrigation, hydroelectric power, and recreation. Rarely does a reservoir maintain a consistent elevation level for any length of time.

The links below take you directly to web pages that show selected current reservoir facts.


Rio Grande Reservoir near Creede

Continental Reservoir

Platoro Reservoir

New Mexico

Heron Reservoir

El Vado Reservoir

Abiquiu Reservoir

Nambe Falls Reservoir

Cochiti Reservoir

Jemez Reservoir

Elephant Butte Reservoir

Caballo Reservoir