Abiquiu Dam (Abiquiu Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Abiquiu Dam
Other Name: ABIQUIU LAKE
NID ID: NM00001
Longitude: -106.43
Latitude: 36.24
Map Section: T23N, R5E, S8
County: RIO ARRIBA
River: RIO CHAMA
State: NM
Nearest City: ABIQUIU
Distance: 9.00 miles
Owner Name: CESPA
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CESPA
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1963
Dam Length: 1800 feet
Dam Height: 340 feet
Structural Height: 354 feet
Hydraulic Height: 319 feet
Maximum Discharge: 25000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 1369000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 170000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 3900 acres
Drainage Area: 2146 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2008-10-21
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 68 feet
Outlet Gates: Vertical Lift
Volume of Dam: 11500000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: ABIQUIU LAKE
Federal Design Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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