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Elephant Butte Dam

Photo of Elephant Butte Dam and Reservoir
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Structural Height301.00 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)197.00 ft
Crest Elevation4414.00 ft
Crest Length1674.00 ft
Crest Width18.00 ft
Base Width228.00 ft
Volume of Dam Construction Materials618,785 cu yd
Streambed at Dam Axis4210.0 ft
Top of Active Conservation Pool (Elevation)4407.0 ft
Top of Inactive Conservation Pool (Elevation)4282.2 ft
Top of Dead Storage Pool (Elevation)4231.5 ft

Last updated: Feb 20, 2009