Arch Dams: Design and Construction of Ross Dam

by C.E. Shevling,
L.R. Scrivner,


Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-18


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Ross Dam is most important unit in hydroelectric development of Skagit River; entire system includes Ross, Diablo, and Gorge powerplants; generating capacity of 580,000 kw, Diablo Lake, having storage capacity of 90,000 acre-ft, and Gorge High Dam Reservoir, which has storage of 6000 acre-ft, serve to supply hydrostatic head for their respective plants.

Subject Headings: Arch dams | Water storage | Hydro power | River systems | Power plants | Lakes | Reservoirs

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