Wind River Diversion Dam

Overview
Pilot Butte Dam is located in the Wind River Basin of west central Wyoming.  Bedrocks, in ascending order are Pre-cambrian gneiss and metasediments, Paleozoic to Cretaceous sediments, Eocene-age Wind River sandstones, terrace gravel and modern alluvium. 

General
RegionFacilities in Great Plains | Great Plains Home Page
StateWyoming
CountyFremont
ProjectPSMBP - Riverton Unit
Dam Type
Reservoir
WatercourseWind River
Location
Longitude-108.95534
Latitude43.22476
Original Construction1921-1923
Modified Construction1976
National ID NumberWY01383
Hydrologic Unit Code

Dimensions
Structural Height37.0 ft
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)19.0 ft
Top Parapet (Elevation)
Spillway Crest Elevation
Crest Elevation5581.25 ft
Crest Length2464.0 ft
Crest Width
Base Width
Volume of Dam Construction Materials17200.0 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 Elevation40000.0 cfs at 5576.7
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
OrganizationBig Horn Basin Field Office
Address#4 Reclamation Road
CityCody, WY 82414
Phone (Office)307-527-6256 (ext. 260)
Operator
OrganizationMidvale Irrigation District
AddressPO Box 128
CityPavillion, WY 82523
Phone (Office)307 856-6359


Last updated: Apr 02, 2013