Carson River Diversion Dam

Overview
The Diversion Dam is located on the Carson River approximately 5 miles below Lahontan Dam. It is a contrete structure 23 feet high and 241 feet long. It is used to divert water into two main canals for irrigation of lands in the Carson Division of the Newlands Project.

General
RegionFacilities in Mid-Pacific | Mid-Pacific Home Page
StateNevada
CountyChurchill
ProjectNewlands
Dam Type
Reservoir
WatercourseCarson River
Location
Longitude
Latitude
Original Construction1905
Modified Construction
National ID NumberNV10120
Hydrologic Unit Code

Dimensions
Structural Height23.00 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)14 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation
Crest Elevation4024 ft
Crest Length241 ft
Crest Width
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials3000 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
Volume
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 Elevation1950.0 ft
Drainage Area15700 sq mi
Hydrometeorological Report (HMR)HMR xx
Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) Report

Contact Information
OwnerNo value defined
OperatorNo value defined


Last updated: Mar 27, 2009