Causey Dam

Causey Dam is on the South Fork of the Ogden River about 11 miles upstream from Pineview Dam. A zoned earthfill structure, it has a height of 218 feet and a crest length of 845 feet. Causey Reservoir has a total capacity of 7,870 acre-feet with a surface area of 136 acres.

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ProjectWeber Basin
Dam Type
ReservoirSF Ogden River
WatercourseSF Ogden River
Original Construction1962-1966
Modified Construction
National ID NumberUT10116
Hydrologic Unit Code

Structural Height217.5 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)193.1 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation5692.0 ft
Crest Elevation5704.0 ft
Crest Length845.0 ft
Crest Width
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials1,410,000 cu. yards
Streambed at Dam Axis5505.0 ft
Top of Exclusive Flood Control Pool (Elevation)
Top of Joint Use Pool (Elevation)5692.0 ft
Top of Active Conservation Pool (Elevation)
Top of Inactive Conservation Pool (Elevation)
Top of Dead Storage Pool (Elevation)5601.0 ft

Hydraulics & Hydrology
Total Water Storage at Elevation
Maximum Water Surface Elevation5698.1 ft
Normal Water Surface Elevation
Spillway Type
Auxiliary SpillwayNo
Spillway Capacity at Elevation7570 cfs at 5698.1 ft
Auxiliary Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Uncontrolled Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Outlet Works Capacity at Elevation8900 cfs at 5698.1 ft
Diversion Capacity at Elevation
Drainage Area81.0 sq mi
Hydrometeorological Report (HMR)HMR 49
Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) Report

Contact Information
TitleArea Office Manager
OrganizationProvo Area Office
Address302 East 1860 South
CityProvo, UT 84606-7317
Phone (Office)801 379-1101
OrganizationWeber Basin Water Conservancy District
Address2837 East Hwy 193
CityLayton, UT 84040
Phone (Office)801 771-1677


Last updated: Feb 19, 2009