Wind River Diversion Dam
Region: Missouri Basin and Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas Gulf Regions
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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.
Project PSMBP - Riverton Unit Longitude -108.95534 Latitude 43.22476 Watercourse Wind River Original Construction 1921-1923 Modified Construction 1976 National ID Number WY01383 Dimensions
Crest Elevation 5581.25 ft Structural Height 37.0 ft Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam) 19.0 ft Crest Length 2464.0 ft Volume of Dam Construction Materials 17200.0 cu yd Hydraulics & Hydrology
Spillway Capacity at Elevation 40000.0 cfs at 5576.7 Contact