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Bethany Reservoir
Bethany Reservoir and California Aqueduct.jpg
Bethany Reservoir and aqueduct
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Location Alameda County, California
Coordinates 37°46′15″N 121°36′03″W / 37.77083°N 121.60083°W / 37.77083; -121.60083
Type reservoir
Basin countries United States
Surface area 180 acres (73 ha)
Shore length1 6 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)
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