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dc.contributor.institutionUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation
dc.coverage.spatialMesa County (Colo.)
dc.date1959?
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-12T20:28:00Z
dc.date.available2016-04-12T20:28:00Z
dc.description.abstractVega Dam Reservoir - Construction. “Vega Dam is near the Grand Mesa in western Colorado, about 10 miles east of the town of Collbran. The dam is a zoned, rolled earth and rockfill structure with a maximum height above foundation of 162 feet, a crest length of 2,100 feet, and a volume of 981,825 cubic yards of material. The outlet works is near the left abutment and consists of an intake structure, 5-foot diameter concrete pressure conduit, concrete gate chamber for a 3.5-foot-square high-pressure emergency gate, 8-foot-diameter concrete horseshoe conduit containing a 51-inch-diameter steel pipe, control house containing two 2.25-foot-square high-pressure control gates, concrete stilling basin, and an outlet channel which discharges into the Southside Canal.”
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11166/166778
dc.publisherColorado Mesa University. Tomlinson Library
dc.publisher.originalU.S. Bureau of Reclamation
dc.relation.ispartofWm. Nelson Collection, Box 28
dc.rightsU.S. Government
dc.subject.lcshWater resources development -- Colorado
dc.titleVega Dam Reservoir - Construction
dc.typePhotograph


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