- Calaveras River
The Calaveras River is a
riverin the California Central Valley. It flows roughly southwest for 80 miles from its headwaters in northeast Calaveras County to its confluence with the San Joaquin Riverjust west of the city of Stockton. New Hogan Lakeis the only lakeon the river. It is formed by New Hogan Dam, which was completed in 1963. The dam was built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, primarily for floodcontrol. The dam also provides drinking water, water for irrigation, hydroelectricityand recreation, including fishing, camping, swimmingand water skiing.
* [http://www.spk.usace.army.mil/organizations/cespk-co/lakes/newhogan.html United States Army Corps of Engineers - New Hogan Lake]
* [http://www.bartleby.com/69/24/C00624.html Columbia Gazetteer of North America]
* [http://www.calaverasriver.com/watershed.htm Calaveras River Watershed Stewardship Group]
* [http://giovannoni.ws/Steven_Giovannoni_Lower_Calaveras_River_water_quality.html Calaveras River Water Quality Study]
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