Kortes Dam

Overview
Foundation: Relatively fresh, unweathered, high-quality granite, complexly fractured, with prominent sheeted and jointed zones, in many of which the granite has altered to clay.

General
RegionFacilities in Great Plains | Great Plains Home Page
StateWyoming
CountyCarbon
ProjectPSMBP-Kortes
Dam Type
ReservoirKortes
WatercourseNorth Platte River
Location
Longitude-106.881002
Latitude42.17392
Net Generation124,685,820 kWh
Original Construction1946-1951
Modified Construction
National ID NumberWY01294
Hydrologic Unit Code

Dimensions
Structural Height244.0 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)200.0 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)6172.74 ft
Spillway Crest Elevation
Crest Elevation6169.0 ft
Crest Length440.0 ft
Crest Width24.0 ft
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials
Streambed at Dam Axis5942.0 ft
Top of Exclusive Flood Control Pool (Elevation)
Top of Joint Use Pool (Elevation)
Top of Active Conservation Pool (Elevation)6142.0 ft
Top of Inactive Conservation Pool (Elevation)6092.0 ft
Top of Dead Storage Pool (Elevation)6035.5 ft

Hydraulics & Hydrology
Volume1932000.0 acre-ft
Total Water Storage at Elevation
Maximum Water Surface Elevation6200.57 ft
Normal Water Surface Elevation
Spillway Type
Auxiliary SpillwayNo
Spillway Capacity at Elevation60000.0 cfs at 6165.7
Auxiliary Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Uncontrolled Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Outlet Works Capacity at Elevation1480.0 cfs at 4128.2 ft
Diversion Capacity at Elevation
Drainage Area0.0 sq mi
Hydrometeorological Report (HMR)HMR 55A
Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) Report1989 June General Rain-on-snow

Contact Information
Owner
TitleFacility Manager
OrganizationNorth Platte Projects Field Office
Address22122 Kortes Road
CityAlcova, WY 82620
Phone (Office)307-261-5960
Operator
TitleFacility Manager
OrganizationNorth Platte Projects Field Office
Address22122 Kortes Road
CityAlcova, WY 82620
Phone (Office)307-261-5960


Last updated: Apr 02, 2013