Shasta Dam (Lake Shasta)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Shasta
NID ID: CA10186
Longitude: -122.419
Latitude: 40.7186
County: SHASTA
River: SACRAMENTO RIVER
State: CA
Nearest City: REDDING
Distance: 9.00 miles
Owner Name: DOI BR
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? No
Core: Bituminous Concrete (Type)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1945
Dam Length: 3460 feet
Dam Height: 602 feet
Structural Height: 602 feet
Hydraulic Height: 526.14 feet
Maximum Discharge: 250000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 4661860 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 4552090 acre-feet
Surface Area: 29743 acres
Drainage Area: 6665 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-09-20
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: N/A
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 330 feet
Volume of Dam: 8430000 cubic yards
Federal Regulatory Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture;
Forest Service
Federal Inspection Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Source Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation

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