Located 34 miles northwest of Riverton, Wyoming, the Wind River Diversion Dam is a concrete weir with earth dikes, and has a hydraulic height of 19 feet and a volume of 124,000 cubic yards. The spillway is a concrete ogee weir with a capacity of 40,000 cubic feet per second. The outlet works to Wyoming Canal has a capacity of 2,200 cubic feet per second.
Bedrocks, in ascending order are Pre-cambrian gneiss and metasediments, Paleozoic to Cretaceous sediments, Eocene-age Wind River sandstones, terrace gravel and modern alluvium.
PSMBP - Riverton Unit
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Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)
Volume of Dam Construction Materials
17200.0 cu yd
Hydraulics & Hydrology
Spillway Capacity at Elevation
40000.0 cfs at 5576.7
Title: Facility Manager Organization: Big Horn Basin Field Office Address: #4 Reclamation Road City: Cody, WY 82414 Phone: 307-527-6256-(ext.-260)
Organization: Midvale Irrigation District Address: PO Box 128 City: Pavillion, WY 82523 Phone: 307-856-6359
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