Dam Name : Box Canyon
NPDP ID : CA00889

NPDP IDCA00889
Dam NameBox Canyon
Other Dam Name 
Year of Completion1970
State ID02796-01-01
Is in NIDYes
Is in OperationYes
Longitude-122.25
Latitude41.21
StateCA
CountySiskiyou
Town SectionS.29,T.40N,R.4W
RiverSacramento River
Owner NameSiskiyou, County Of
Owner TypeLocal Government
Dam TypesConcrete Gravity
NID Core 
Crest Length1100
Dam NID Height209
Structral Height209
Hydraulic Height 
Dam Volume855000
NID Type 
Max Storage Capacity26000
Normal Storage Capacity26000
NID Storage Capacity26000
Surface Area430
Drainage Area126
Primary PurposeFlood Control and Storm Water Management
Secondary PurposeHydroelectric
Hazard ClassificationHigh
EAPYes
Is State RegulatedNo
State Regulatory Agency 
Federal Regulatory AgencyDOE FERC