Wild Horse Dam (Wild Horse Reservoir)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Wild Horse Dam
NID ID: NV10119
Longitude: -115.8417
Latitude: 41.6867
Map Section: 037 N44 E54 25B
County: ELKO
River: EAST FORK OWYHEE RIVER
State: NV
Nearest City: MOUNTAIN CITY
Distance: 16.00 miles
Owner Name: BIA
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: USDI BOR
Private Dam? No
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1969
Dam Length: 458 feet
Dam Height: 101 feet
Structural Height: 116 feet
Hydraulic Height: 90 feet
Maximum Discharge: 5400 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 95235 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 72000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 3035 acres
Drainage Area: 60 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2007-07-25
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: NEVADA DWR
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 75 feet
Outlet Gates: S1;V1
Volume of Dam: 12735 cubic yards
Federal Design Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Federal Inspection Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Interior;
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Source Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Indian Affairs

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