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California
Water Supply
Privately owned
Built in 1915

Los Verjels Dam is a multi-arch dam built on the DRY Creek River and is located in California. It was built in 1915 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is privately owned by Equity Lifestyle Properties. It is also known as Mildred Lake.

Location
Los Verjels Dam
California, U.S.
Dam type
Multi-Arch
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Rock
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Equity Lifestyle Properties
Owner
Private

Los Verjels Dam is privately owned by Equity Lifestyle Properties.

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1915
Completed
DRY Creek River
River built on
Los Verjels Dam was built in 1915.
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Summary
Dam length 310 feet
Dam height 56 feet
Hydraulic height 56 feet
Normal storage 1,530 acre feet
Surface area 80 acres
Drainage area 49 square miles
310 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.

56 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.

56 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.

1,530 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.

80 acres
Surface area

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

49 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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Significant
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.

No 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.

5/1/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Also known as Mildred Lake
Latitude 39
Longitude -121
NID ID (National ID) CA00548

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