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Seminoe Reservoir


Seminoe Dam and Reservoir is the primary water storage facility for the Kendrick Irrigation Project. Seminoe Dam and Reservoir are owned and administered by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). The 295-foot high concrete-arch dam construction was completed in 1939. The Seminoe hydroelectric power generating plant is located at the downstream base of Seminoe Dam. More information regarding Seminoe Reservoir storage capacity, outlet capacity, and hydroelectric generating capacity is available in the table below.

Summary - Storage Capacities of Seminoe Reservoir

Permit number Reservoir name Total capacity Outlet capacity Spillway capacity Hydro-electric Power capacity Powerplant release
SEO tab book (acre-feet) (cubic feet per second) (cubic feet per second) generating plant (megawatts) SEO tab book (cubic feet per second)
Seminoe Reservoir
Seminoe Powerplant


Photos courtesy of USBR.


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