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header image: Animas-La Plata Project

 

Project Information

 

  RIDGES BASIN DAM
     Structural Height    270 feet
     Crest Length    1,640 feet
     Releases   110 cfs with periodic peaks up to 200 cfs
   
  LAKE NIGHTHORSE
     Active Storage Capacity    90,000 acre-feet
     Inactive Storage Capacity    30,000 acre-feet
     Total Storage Capacity    120,000 acre-feet
     Total Water Surface    1,490 acres
   
  DURANGO PUMPING PLANT
     Maximum Dynamic Lift    550 feet
     Capacity    280 cubic feet per second
   
  RIDGES BASIN INLET CONDUIT
     Length    2.1 miles
     Capacity    280 cubic feet per second
   
  NAVAJO NATION MUNICIPAL PIPELINE
     Length    30 miles approx.
     Initial Capacity    12.9 cubic feet per second
   

 

Animas-La Plata Project Area Map

 

 

Last updated: June 12, 2014