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Beaver Lake Map
Beaver Lake and White River Water Levels (updated continuously)

Construction
Construction of the dam and appurtenant works was initiated in November 1960 and construction of the powerhouse and switchyard in april 1963. Commercial generation was begun in May 1965. The overall project was completed in June 1966 at an estimated cost of $46,200,000.

Dam
Length of dam, feet..................................................................................2,575
concrete section, feet...............................................................................1,333
Earth embarkment, feet............................................................................1,242
Maximum height of dam above stream bed, feet......................................... 228
Concrete in dam, cubic yards...............................................................780,000
Earth in main embarkment, cubic yards..............................................1,700,000
Earth in auxiliary dams, cubic yards.......................................................126,000
Length of spillway, gross, feet......................................................................328
Spillway crest gates (7), size in feet........................................................40 x 37
Outlet conduits (1), size in feet............................................................5.67 x 10
Elevation, Top of dam...........................................................................1,142 ft
Elevation, Spillway crest........................................................................1,093 ft

Lake
Elevation, Top of flood -control pool.......................................................1,130ft
Elevation, Top of conservation-water supply pool....................................1,120ft
Surface area of lake, At top of flood-control pool............................31,700acres
Surface area of lake, At top of conservation-water supply pool........28,220acres
Storage capacity, Flood control...............................................300,000 acre feet
Storage capacity, Conservation-water supply........................1,652,000 acre feet
Storage capacity, Lake Total............................................... 1,952,000 acre feet
Shoreline lengths, At top of flood-control pool......................................483 miles
Shoreline lengths, At top of conservation-water supply pool..................449 miles

Power Development
Geration units, number..............................................................................2 units
Rated Capacity , each unit........................................................ 56,000 kilowatts
Station installed capacity.........................................................112,000 kilowatts

Water Supply
Location of intake, miles above dam..............................................................47
Ultimate water supply, million gallons per day..............................................120