Washoe Lake Dam (Washoe Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Washoe Lake Dam
NID ID: NV10472
Longitude: -119.8011
Latitude: 39.33
Map Section: 089 N17 E19 24BA
County: WASHOE
River: STEAMBOAT CREEK
State: NV
Distance: 2 miles
Owner Name: WASHOE LK RES & GALENA CK DITCH CO
Owner Type: Private
Private Dam? No
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RSK
Purposes: Irrigation
Dam Length: 30 feet
Dam Height: 12 feet
Structural Height: 12 feet
Hydraulic Height: 7 feet
Maximum Discharge: 200 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 400 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 300 acre-feet
Surface Area: 45 acres
Drainage Area: 83.8 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-08-24
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: NEVADA DWR
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 24 feet
Outlet Gates: S2
Source Agency:

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