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Project Fact Sheet

Silt Project
Reservoir Rifle Gap
River Rifle Creek
   Total Capacity (af) 13602
   Live Capacity (af) 12708
Surface Area (aNWS) 359
Active Pool
   Storage (af) 12168
   Norm Water Surface (ft) 5960
Inactive Pool
   Storage (af) 540
   Top of Pool (ft) 5908
Dead Pool
   Storage (af) 894
   Top of Pool (ft) 5903
Dam Crest (ft) 5978
Outlet Capacity (cfs) 326
Spillway Capacity (cfs) 3645
Spillway Crest (ft) 5960
Completion Date 1967

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: July 29, 2013