Lahontan Dam (Lahontan Reservoir)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Lahontan
NID ID: NV10123
Longitude: -119.06667
Latitude: 39.46333
Map Section: 102 N18 E26 33D
County: CHURCHILL
River: CARSON RIVER
State: NV
Nearest City: FALLON
Distance: 18.00 miles
Owner Name: U.S.D.I. BUREAU OF RECLAMATION CC
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: USDI BOR
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RSZ
Purposes: Irrigation
Dam Length: 1325 feet
Dam Height: 120 feet
Structural Height: 162 feet
Hydraulic Height: 115 feet
Maximum Discharge: 26200 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 317280 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 295149 acre-feet
Surface Area: 12100 acres
Drainage Area: 1903 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2006-04-26
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 400 feet
Outlet Gates: N1;V2;O2
Volume of Dam: 733000 cubic yards
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