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Hidalgo, Texas
Federal ownership
Built in 1960

Anzalduas Diversion Dam is a concrete dam built on the Rio Grande River and is located in Hidalgo, Texas. It was built in 1960 .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Ibwc.

Location
Anzalduas Diversion Dam
Hidalgo, Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Concrete
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Ibwc
Owner
Federal

Anzalduas Diversion Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Ibwc.

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1960
Completed
Minhydres/Bor
Dam designer
Rio Grande River
River built on
Anzalduas Diversion Dam was built in 1960.
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Summary
Dam length 524 feet
Dam height 23 feet
Structural height 23 feet
Hydraulic height 21 feet
Max discharge 130,000 cubic feet per second
Max storage 16,400 acre feet
Normal storage 10,340 acre feet
Surface area 1,287 acres
Drainage area 176,112 square miles
524 feet
Dam length

Length of the dam is defined as the length along the top of the dam. This also includes the spillway, powerplant, navigation lock, fish pass, etc., where these form part of the length of the dam. If detached from the dam, these structures should not be included.

23 feet
Dam height

Height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance between the lowest point on the crest of the dam and the lowest point in the original streambed.

23 feet
Structural height

Structural height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance from the lowest point of the excavated foundation to the top of the dam. Top of dam refers to the parapet wall and not the crest.

21 feet
Hydraulic height

Hydraulic height of the dam is defined as the vertical difference between the maximum design water level and the lowest point in the original streambed.

130,000 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

16,400 acre feet
Max storage

Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.

10,340 acre feet
Normal storage

Normal storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the normal retention level, including dead and inactive storage and excluding any flood control or surcharge storage. For normally dry flood control dams, the normal storage will be a zero value.

1,287 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

176,112 square miles
Drainage area

Drainage area of the dam, in square miles, which is defined as the area that drains to a particular point (in this case, the dam) on a river or stream.

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Not available
Downstream potential hazard

Has emergency action plan
Emergency action plan

An emergency action plan is defined as a plan of action to be taken to reduce the potential for property damage and loss of life in an area affected by a dam failure or large flood.

11/1/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 13
Latitude 26
Longitude -98
NID ID (National ID) TX07036

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