Dam Name : Big Creek Dam No. 5
NPDP ID : CA00431

NPDP IDCA00431
Dam NameBig Creek Dam No. 5
Other Dam Name 
Year of Completion1921
State ID00067-14-01
Is in NIDYes
Is in OperationYes
Longitude-119.28
Latitude37.11
StateCA
CountyFresno
Town SectionS.28,T.8S,R.25E,MDB&M
RiverBig Creek
Owner NameSouthern California Edison Co.
Owner TypePrivate
Dam TypesConcrete Arch
NID CoreHomogenous dam; Concrete; Known;
Crest Length224
Dam NID Height60
Structral Height 
Hydraulic Height 
Dam Volume3620
NID TypeRock
Max Storage Capacity74
Normal Storage Capacity49
NID Storage Capacity74
Surface Area10
Drainage Area 
Primary PurposeHydroelectric
Secondary PurposeNone
Hazard ClassificationSignificant
EAPYes
Is State RegulatedNo
State Regulatory Agency 
Federal Regulatory AgencyDOE FERC