American Diversion Dam


RegionFacilities in Upper Colorado | Upper Colorado Home Page
StateNew Mexico
CountyDona Ana, NM; El Paso, Tx
ProjectRio Grande
Dam Type
WatercourseRio Grande
Original Construction1938
Modified Construction
National ID NumberNM82924
Hydrologic Unit Code

Structural Height18 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)5 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation
Crest Elevation3684 ft
Crest Length
Crest Width
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials2900.00 cu yd
Streambed at Dam Axis
Top of Exclusive Flood Control Pool (Elevation)
Top of Joint Use Pool (Elevation)
Top of Active Conservation Pool (Elevation)
Top of Inactive Conservation Pool (Elevation)
Top of Dead Storage Pool (Elevation)

Hydraulics & Hydrology
Total Water Storage at Elevation
Maximum Water Surface Elevation
Normal Water Surface Elevation
Spillway Type
Auxiliary Spillway
Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Auxiliary Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Uncontrolled Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Outlet Works Capacity at Elevation
Diversion Capacity at Elevation
Drainage Area
Hydrometeorological Report (HMR)
Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) Report

Contact Information
OwnerNo value defined
OperatorNo value defined

Last updated: Oct 31, 2008