El Vado Reservoir Dam (El Vado Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: El Vado Reservoir Dam
Other Name: EL VADO RESERVOIR DAM
NID ID: NM00127
Longitude: -106.7333
Latitude: 36.5933
Map Section: T28N R2E S33
County: RIO ARRIBA
River: RIO CHAMA
State: NM
Nearest City: ABIQUIU
Distance: 57 miles
Owner Name: MIDDLE RIO GRANDE CONSEVANCY DISTRICT
Owner Type: P
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: RE
Year Completed: 1935
Dam Length: 1326 feet
Dam Height: 175 feet
Maximum Discharge: 33500 cu ft/sec
Normal Storage: 219580 acre-feet
Drainage Area: 873 square miles
Hazard Potential: Significant
Emergency Action Plan? No
Inspection Date: 1995-10-18
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: NM State Engineer Office
Spillway Type:
Federal Funding Agency: EL VADO RESERVOIR DAM
Source Agency:

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