Bethany Reservoir

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Bethany Reservoir
Bethany Reservoir and California Aqueduct.jpg
Bethany Reservoir and aqueduct
LocationAlameda County, California
Coordinates37°46′15″N 121°36′03″W / 37.77083°N 121.60083°W / 37.77083; -121.60083[1]Coordinates: 37°46′15″N 121°36′03″W / 37.77083°N 121.60083°W / 37.77083; -121.60083[1]
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area180 acres (73 ha)
Shore length16 miles (9.7 km)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

The Bethany Reservoir is located 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Livermore, California, USA, on the California Aqueduct. It serves as the forebay for the South Bay Pumping Plant that feeds the South Bay Aqueduct.


  • Gross capacity: 5,250 acre feet (6,480,000 m3)[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bethany Reservoir
  2. ^ "Dams Within the Jurisdiction of the State of California (A-G)" (PDF). California Department of Water Resources. Retrieved September 27, 2012.

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