NEW MELONES RESERVOIR (NML)

Dam Information
Dam ID922 DWR Number9000-246 National IDCA10246 Dam NameNew Melones Quad Name MELONES DAM
CountyCalaveras StreamStanislaus River Latitude37.948 Longitude120.525 Township1N
Section10 Range13E Year Completed1979 Basline/MeridianMD Parapet TypeN/A
Dam TypeERRK Material Volume15,970,000 cu yd Storage Capacity2,400,000 ac-ft Reservoir Area12,500 acre Drainage Area900 sq mi
Crest Elevation1,135.00 ft Crest Length1,650 ft Crest Width40 ft Height578 ft Parapet HeightN/A
Total Freeboard47.00 ft Operating Freeboard11.6 ft StatusFED UsageIRR, MUN, POW, REC OwnerU S Bureau Of Reclamation