The Madera Diversion Dam (renamed the John A. Franchi Diversion Dam), on the Fresno River, is operated by the Madera Irrigation District. Built by Reclamation and completed in 1964, the earth and sheet steel piling dam supports the Madera Canal. Franchi stands 15-feet-high and spans 263 feet across the Fresno River.
Hydraulic Height (Normal Operating Depth at Dam)
Volume of Dam Construction Materials
13000 cu yd
Hydraulics & Hydrology
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