Whalen Diversion Dam

Overview
Concrete ogee weir, embankment wing dam. Located on the North Platte River, near Whalen, Wyo.

General
RegionFacilities in Great Plains | Great Plains Home Page
StateWyoming
CountyGoshen
ProjectNorth Platte
Dam Type
Reservoir
WatercourseNorth Platte River
Location
Longitude-104.62908
Latitude42.24766
Original Construction1909
Modified Construction1918, 1921, 1923
National ID Number
Hydrologic Unit Code

Dimensions
Structural Height35.0 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)11.0 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation
Crest Elevation4292.0 ft
Crest Length2460.0 ft
Crest Width
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials7200.0 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
Owner
TitleFacility Manager
OrganizationNorth Platte Projects Field Office
Address22122 Kortes Road
CityAlcova, WY 82620
Phone (Office)307-261-5960
Operator
OrganizationGoshen Irrigation District
AddressPO Box 717
CityTorrington, WY 82240
Phone (Office)307 532-7031


Last updated: Apr 02, 2013