Whiskeytown Dam

Overview

General
RegionFacilities in Mid-Pacific | Mid-Pacific Home Page
StateCalifornia
CountyShasta
ProjectCVP-Shasta/Trinity
Dam Type
ReservoirWhiskeytown Lake
WatercourseClear Creek
Location
Longitude
Latitude
Original Construction1960-1963
Modified Construction
National ID NumberCA10204
Hydrologic Unit Code

Dimensions
Structural Height282.0 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)252.0 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation1210.0 ft
Crest Elevation1228.0 ft
Crest Length4000.0 ft
Crest Width
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials
Streambed at Dam Axis958.0 ft
Top of Exclusive Flood Control Pool (Elevation)
Top of Joint Use Pool (Elevation)
Top of Active Conservation Pool (Elevation)1210.0 ft
Top of Inactive Conservation Pool (Elevation)
Top of Dead Storage Pool (Elevation)972.0 ft

Hydraulics & Hydrology
Volume
Total Water Storage at Elevation
Maximum Water Surface Elevation
Normal Water Surface Elevation1210.0 ft
Spillway Type
Auxiliary SpillwayNo
Spillway Capacity at Elevation28650 cfs at 1220.5 ft
Auxiliary Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Uncontrolled Spillway Capacity at Elevation
Outlet Works Capacity at Elevation1240 cfs at 1220.5 ft
Diversion Capacity at Elevation
Drainage Area202.5 sq mi
Hydrometeorological Report (HMR)HMR 58
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