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Project Fact Sheet

Paonia Project
Reservoir Paonia
River Muddy Creek
Capacity
   Total Capacity (af) 17461
   Live Capacity (af) 16703
Surface Area (aNWS) 332
Active Pool
   Storage (af) 16527
   Norm Water Surface (ft) 6447.5
Inactive Pool
   Storage (af) 176
   Top of Pool (ft) 6362
Dead Pool
   Storage (af) 758
   Top of Pool (ft) 6358
Dam Crest (ft) 6460
Outlet Capacity (cfs) 1250
Spillway Capacity (cfs) 12500
Spillway Crest (ft) 6447.5
Completion Date 1962

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

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Last updated: July 29, 2013