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Nelson Dam

Photo of Nelson Dam and Reservoir
Related Projects & Facilities
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Current Levels, Nelson Reservoir
Nelson Reservoir Allocations
Schedule of Proposed NEPA Actions
Nelson Reservoir Fishing Guide, Montana FW&P
Nelson Reservoir at Recreation.gov
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Overview General Dimensions Hydraulics & Hydrology Contact Information
Structural Height28.00 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)20.00 ft
Crest Elevation2,228.00 ft
Crest Length9,900.00 ft; (total length of all five dikes)
Crest Width 18.00 ft
Base Width166.00 ft
Volume of Dam Construction Materials 233,000.00 cu yd
Top of Active Conservation Pool (Elevation)2,221.60 ft
Top of Inactive Conservation Pool (Elevation)2,200.00 ft
Top of Dead Storage Pool (Elevation)2,200.00 ft

Last updated: Apr 02, 2013