Hoover Dam (Lake Mead)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Hoover
Other Name: BOULDER
NID ID: NV10122
Longitude: -114.73666
Latitude: 36.01667
County: CLARK, NV; MOHAVE, AZ
River: COLORADO RIVER
State: NV
Nearest City: LAUGHLIN
Distance: 70.00 miles
Owner Name: DOI BR
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? NO
Core: Bituminous Concrete (Type)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1935
Dam Length: 1244 feet
Dam Height: 730 feet
Structural Height: 730 feet
Hydraulic Height: 592 feet
Maximum Discharge: 200000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 30237000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 28255000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 156800 acres
Drainage Area: 167800 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 2011-02-16
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? NO
State Regulating Agency: USDI BOR
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 400 feet
Volume of Dam: 3250000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: BOULDER
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Inspection Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Source Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation

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