Quail Lake

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Quail Lake
LocationTejon Ranch
Los Angeles County, California
Coordinates34°46′21″N 118°44′46″W / 34.7724°N 118.7462°W / 34.7724; -118.7462Coordinates: 34°46′21″N 118°44′46″W / 34.7724°N 118.7462°W / 34.7724; -118.7462
Lake typeReservoir
Primary inflowsWest Branch California Aqueduct
Primary outflowsWest Branch California Aqueduct
Max. length2 km (1.2 mi)
Max. width1 km (0.62 mi)
Surface area100 ha (250 acres)
Water volume5,654 acre⋅ft (6,974,000 m3)[1]
Shore length15 km (3.1 mi)
Surface elevation1,017 m (3,337 ft)
ReferencesU.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Quail Lake
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Quail Lake is an artificial lake in Los Angeles County, California. Situated in the San Andreas Rift Zone[2] along the north side of State Route 138, it is a regulatory storage body for the West Branch California Aqueduct. The community of Centennial is a proposed 12,323-acre (49.87 km2) master-planned community that will be built on a portion of Tejon Ranch to the northeast side of the lake.

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  1. ^ Department of Water Resources (2009). "Station Meta Data: Quail (QUL)". California Data Exchange Center. State of California. Retrieved 2009-04-01.
  2. ^ Lin II, Rong-Gong (2017-03-21). "Notorious L.A. earthquake fault more dangerous than experts believed, new research shows". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2019-10-22.