Updated March 17, 2020 – The latest winter storm to move through the Tahoe Sierra left behind more than 3 feet of much needed snow in many locations across the region. Stampede Reservoir, the largest reservoir of the 3 on the Truckee River Management System has been in steady decline since the beginning of March, typically a critical month for the region’s water storage balance. The weekend storm and additional precipitation Monday added more than a foot to the level of Stampede Reservoir.
Prosser Reservoir outflow is low. Water level has been on the rise since the beginning of March.
Stampede, Boca, and Prosser reservoirs and Independence and Donner Lakes make up the storage basins on the Truckee River Management System.