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Project Fact Sheet

Dolores Project
Reservoir McPhee
River Dolores River
Capacity
   Total Capacity (af) 381151
   Live Capacity (af) 381051
Surface Area (aNWS) 4470
Active Pool
   Storage (af) 229051
   Norm Water Surface (ft) 6924
Inactive Pool
   Storage (af) 152000
   Top of Pool (ft) 6855
Dead Pool
   Storage (af) 100
   Top of Pool (ft) 6676
Dam Crest (ft) 6936
Outlet Capacity (cfs) 5275
Spillway Capacity (cfs) 33000
Spillway Crest (ft) 6897
Completion Date 1984

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

Email comments/inquires to: WestColoAreaOffice@usbr.gov

 

Last updated: November 15, 2013