Pueblo Dam

Overview
Foundation: Dakota sandstone underlain by Glencairn shale for the concrete portion of the dam.

General
RegionFacilities in Great Plains | Great Plains Home Page
StateColorado
CountyPueblo
ProjectFryingpan-Arkansas
Dam Type
ReservoirPueblo
WatercourseArkansas River
Location6 mi W of Pueblo CO
Longitude-104.7300
Latitude38.2839
Original Construction1970-1975
Modified Construction1998-2000
National ID NumberCO00299
Hydrologic Unit Code

Dimensions
Structural Height250 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)191 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation
Crest Elevation4925.0 ft
Crest Length10230 ft
Crest Width30 ft
Base Width147 ft
Volume of Dam Construction Materials522000 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 Elevation357000 acre-ft at 4898.7
Maximum Water Surface Elevation4931.3 ft
Normal Water Surface Elevation
Spillway Type
Auxiliary Spillway
Spillway Capacity at Elevation191500 cfs at 4919
Auxiliary Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Uncontrolled Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Outlet Works Capacity at Elevation
Diversion Capacity at Elevation
Drainage Area4686 sq mi
Hydrometeorological Report (HMR)
Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) Report1991 General Storm

Contact Information
Owner
TitleArea Office Manager
OrganizationEastern Colorado Area Office
Address11056 W. County Rd 18E
CityLoveland, CO 80537-9711
Phone (Fax)970 663-3212
Phone (Office)970 667-4410
Operator
TitleArea Office Manager
OrganizationEastern Colorado Area Office
Address11056 W. County Rd 18E
CityLoveland, CO 80537-9711
Phone (Fax)970 663-3212
Phone (Office)970 667-4410


Last updated: Apr 02, 2013