Spring runoff is yet to come, but four of 16 storage reservoirs in 11 southern and central Utah counties are already filled to capacity.
Five more reservoirs are filled to 90 percent, and most of the others are more than 70 percent full.Filled are Millsite, Piute, Quail Creek and Gunlock reservoirs.
The latest report of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, dated March 1, shows storage facilities at more than 90 percent of average, and likely to fill are Ken's Lake and Huntington, Minersville, Sevier Bridge, Gunnison and Otter Creek reservoirs.
Lake Powell is about 85 percent filled; Scofield and Joe's Valley reservoirs are between 70 percent and 80 percent full. Upper and Lower Enterprise reservoirs and Panguitch Lake are below 70 percent of capacity.
Snowpack in the Sevier River Basin is at 129 percent of average. The Beaver River Basin is the highest at 136 percent. The lower Sevier is lowest at 123 percent of normal.
In Kane, Washington, Iron and eastern Garfield counties, snowpacks are above normal at 135 percent of average. Snowpacks are just slightly above average at 105 percent in the region that comprises the counties of Carbon, Emery, Wayne, Grand and San Juan.