Taylor Creek Reservoir is located only three miles from the Claude H. Dyal Water Treatment Plant and provides additional water supply to Cocoa's system.
According to a report by Cocoa's engineering consultant CH2M Hill, the Taylor Creek watershed annual runoff is about 36 mgd.
The estimated capacity is 4 billion gallons of fresh water. St. Johns River Water Management District permits Cocoa to withdraw an average of 8.8 mgd and a maximum of 12 mgd. Surface water from Taylor Creek Reservoir is blended with the ground water.