Prineville Reservoir hits lowest level in more than 20 years
Prineville Reservoir is seeing its lowest levels in over 20 years. Learn more here.
PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) — The water level at the Prineville Reservoir has slowly been getting lower and lower.
This year, the reservoir has hit its lowest water level since the 1990s, at 18% of capacity, according to Prineville Reservoir State Park Manager Chris Gerdes.
While the reservoir’s water level fluctuates through the years, it has stayed low the last few years.
“It happens periodically,” Gerdes told NewsChannel 21 Tuesday. “Any time that the reservoir gets below 30%, that’s where issues happen.”
The reservoir is at 26% now, with the only visitors being a dozen or…