Elephant Butte Dam


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Elephant Butte Dam,

main unit of the Rio Grande project of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on the Rio Grande, SW N.Mex.; completed 1916. The dam, with its large reservoir, is used for flood control, hydroelectric power, and irrigation. The project was involved in a water-rights dispute between the United States and Mexico that was settled by a treaty in 1906.
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The Bureau of Reclamation today celebrated 100 years since the completion of Elephant Butte Dam in southern New Mexico.
Elephant Butte Dam is meeting its mission superbly, said Reclamation Deputy Commissioner for Operations David Palumbo, who also spoke at the event.
downstream of the Elephant Butte Dam, between users in Texas and New
A man died after his vehicle washed into a ravine covered in mud near the Elephant Butte dam, probably on Friday during flooding, said Sgt Emmanuel Gutierrez of New Mexico State Police.
After visiting the disaster site, Davis expressed concern about the possible effect of uplift on the service's Elephant Butte Dam, a concrete gravity structure more than two hundred-feet high to be built across the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico.
Baldwin, "Excavation for Foundation of Elephant Butte Dam," Engineering News 73 (Jan.
The silvery minnow is currently found only in the middle Rio Grande from Cochiti Dam to the headwaters of the Elephant Butte Dam in New Mexico, a stretch of the Rio Grande that represents approximately five percent of the minnow's historic habitat.
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The Bureau of Reclamation retained control of the water level and adjacent Elephant Butte dam operation.
Irrigated agriculture (approximately 200,000 AF/year) and the 1906 treaty with Mexico, that guarantees Mexico the first 60,000 AF/year from Elephant Butte Dam, commit virtually all of the Rio Grande's flow.