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California
Water Supply
Public utility owned
Built in 1965

Moraga Dam is an earth dam built on the Offstream River and is located in California. It was built in 1965 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is owned by the public utility, East Bay Municipal Utility District.

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Moraga Dam
California, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Rock
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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East Bay Municipal Utility District
Owner
Public utility

Moraga Dam is owned by the public utility, East Bay Municipal Utility District.

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1965
Completed
Offstream River
River built on
Moraga Dam was built in 1965.
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Summary
Dam length 210 feet
Dam height 37 feet
Hydraulic height 37 feet
Normal storage 36 acre feet
Surface area 2 acres
210 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.

37 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.

37 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.

36 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.

2 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

12/21/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Latitude 37
Longitude -122
NID ID (National ID) CA00178

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