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Project Fact Sheet

Animas-La Plata Project
Reservoir Lake Nighthorse
River Animas River
   Total Capacity (af) 123541
   Live Capacity (af) 115075
Surface Area (ac) 1490
Active Pool
   Storage (af) 93541
   Norm Water Surface (ft) 6882
Inactive Pool
   Storage (af) 33114
   Top of Pool (ft) 6801
Dead Pool
   Storage (af) 8466
   Top of Pool (ft) 6760
Dam Crest (ft) 6893
Outlet Capacity (cfs) 1300
Transfer to O&M April 1, 2013

Units: Acre-Feet (af); Feet Above Mean Sea Level (ft); Cubit Feet Per Second: (cfs); Acres: (ac)

Email comments/inquires to: WestColoAreaOffice@usbr.gov


Last updated: November 15, 2013