Avalon Dam (Lake Avalon)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Avalon
NID ID: NM00132
Longitude: -104.25528
Latitude: 32.49083
County: EDDY
River: PECOS RIVER
State: NM
Nearest City: CARLSBAD
Distance: 3.00 miles
Owner Name: DOI BR
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Bituminous Concrete (Type)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Irrigation
Year Completed: 1906
Dam Length: 1025 feet
Dam Height: 58 feet
Structural Height: 58 feet
Hydraulic Height: 34 feet
Maximum Discharge: 145000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 20000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 4334 acre-feet
Surface Area: 920 acres
Drainage Area: 22000 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-02-17
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 970 feet
Volume of Dam: 202000 cubic yards
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
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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