Tsaile Dam is an earth dam built on the Tsaile Creek River and is located in Chinle, Arizona. It was built in 1964 .
The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Bia. It is also known as Tsaile Lake.
Tsaile Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Bia.
|Dam length||1,150 feet|
|Structural height||61 feet|
|Normal storage||8,100 acre feet|
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.
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.
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.
Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.
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.
Inspections are every 5 years.
|Also known as||Tsaile Lake|
|Distance to nearest town (miles)||25|
|NID ID (National ID)||AZ10303|