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Whiterocks, Utah
Irrigation
Privately owned
Built in 1957

Cliff Lake (Duchesne) Dam is an earth dam built on the Whiterocks River and is located in Whiterocks, Utah. It was built in 1957 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned by Ouray Park Irrigation Company.

Location
Cliff Lake (Duchesne) Dam
Whiterocks, Utah, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Ouray Park Irrigation Company
Owner
Private

Cliff Lake (Duchesne) Dam is privately owned by Ouray Park Irrigation Company.

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1957
Completed
Whiterocks River
River built on
Cliff Lake (Duchesne) Dam was built in 1957.
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Summary
Dam length 1,213 feet
Structural height 28 feet
Hydraulic height 23 feet
Max discharge 62 cubic feet per second
Max storage 1,200 acre feet
Normal storage 1,086 acre feet
Drainage area 3 square miles
1,213 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.

28 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.

23 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.

62 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.

1,200 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.

1,086 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 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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High
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.

8/17/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 20
Latitude 40
Longitude -109
NID ID (National ID) UT00072

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