Trinity Dam

Overview

General
RegionFacilities in Mid-Pacific | Mid-Pacific Home Page
StateCalifornia
CountyTrinity
ProjectCVP-ShastaTrinity
Dam Type
ReservoirClair Engle Lake
WatercourseTrinity River
Location
Longitude
Latitude
Net Generation384,002,000 kWh
Original Construction1957-1962
Modified Construction
National ID NumberCA10196
Hydrologic Unit Code

Dimensions
Structural Height538.0 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)440.0 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation2370.0 ft
Crest Elevation2395.0 ft
Crest Length2450.0 ft
Crest Width
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials
Streambed at Dam Axis1930.0 ft
Top of Exclusive Flood Control Pool (Elevation)
Top of Joint Use Pool (Elevation)
Top of Active Conservation Pool (Elevation)2370.0 ft
Top of Inactive Conservation Pool (Elevation)
Top of Dead Storage Pool (Elevation)1995.0 ft

Hydraulics & Hydrology
Volume
Total Water Storage at Elevation
Maximum Water Surface Elevation
Normal Water Surface Elevation2370.0 ft
Spillway Type
Auxiliary SpillwayNo
Spillway Capacity at Elevation22400 cfs at 2387.0 ft
Auxiliary Spillway Capacity at Elevation2250.0 cfs at 2370.0 ft
Uncontrolled Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Outlet Works Capacity at Elevation24000 cfs at 2387.0 ft
Diversion Capacity at Elevation
Drainage Area692.0 sq mi
Hydrometeorological Report (HMR)HMR36
Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) Report

Contact Information
Owner
TitleArea Office Manager
OrganizationNorthern California Area Office
Address16349 Shasta Dam Boulevard
CityShasta Lake, CA 96019
Phone (Office)530-275-1554
Operator
TitleArea Office Manager
OrganizationNorthern California Area Office
Address16349 Shasta Dam Boulevard
CityShasta Lake, CA 96019
Phone (Office)530-275-1554


Last updated: Jun 04, 2009