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Cachuma Village, California
Federal ownership
Built in 1953

Bradbury Dam is an earth dam built on the Santa Ynez River and is located in Cachuma Village, California. It was built in 1953 and modified in 2000 SFOEH .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Reclamation. It is also known as Cachuma.

Location
Bradbury Dam
Cachuma Village, California, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Bituminous Concrete
Core type
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Reclamation
Owner
Federal

Bradbury Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Reclamation.

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1953
Completed
2000 SFOEH
Modified
Santa Ynez River
River built on
Bradbury Dam was built in 1953 and modified in 2000 SFOEH.
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Summary
Dam length 3,350 feet
Dam height 279 feet
Structural height 279 feet
Hydraulic height 201 feet
Max discharge 159,500 cubic feet per second
Max storage 206,900 acre feet
Normal storage 172,500 acre feet
Surface area 3,090 acres
Drainage area 417 square miles
3,350 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.

279 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.

279 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.

201 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.

159,500 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.

206,900 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.

172,500 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.

3,090 acres
Surface area

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

417 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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Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

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.

4/19/2013
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Also known as Cachuma
Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 34
Longitude -119
NID ID (National ID) CA10136

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