Cheney Dam (Cheney Reservoir)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Cheney
NID ID: KS00017
Longitude: -97.79305
Latitude: 37.73056
County: SEDGWICK, RENO, KINGMAN
River: NORTH FORK NINNESCAH
State: KS
Nearest City: CHENEY
Distance: 6.00 miles
Owner Name: DOI BR
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Bituminous Concrete (Type)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1963
Dam Length: 24458 feet
Dam Height: 126 feet
Structural Height: 126 feet
Hydraulic Height: 80 feet
Maximum Discharge: 3000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 566275 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 167070 acre-feet
Surface Area: 9537 acres
Drainage Area: 664 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-04-07
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 70 feet
Volume of Dam: 7341000 cubic yards
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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