John Franchi Diversion Dam

Overview

John Franchi Diversion Dam

The Madera Diversion Dam (renamed the John A. Franchi Diversion Dam), on the Fresno River, is operated by the Madera Irrigation District. Built by Reclamation and completed in 1964, the earth and sheet steel piling dam supports the Madera Canal. Franchi stands 15-feet-high and spans 263 feet across the Fresno River.


General
RegionFacilities in Mid-Pacific | Mid-Pacific Home Page
StateCalifornia
CountyMadera
ProjectCVP-Friant
Dam Type
Reservoir
WatercourseFresno River
Location
Longitude
Latitude
Original Construction1964
Modified Construction
National ID Number
Hydrologic Unit Code18040001

Dimensions
Structural Height15 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)15 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation
Crest Elevation
Crest Length263 ft
Crest Width
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials13000 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 Elevation
Drainage Area
Hydrometeorological Report (HMR)
Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) Report

Contact Information
OwnerNo value defined
OperatorNo value defined


Last updated: Jun 04, 2009