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Nelson Reservoir (Montana) Sedimentation Survey Data

Nelson Reservoir Sedimentation Survey Data. The primary purpose of this type of survey is to determine the present storage-elevation relationship of the reservoir and possible change in storage due to sedimentation. Nelson Reservoir (Asset Management ID #03-0015-00004) is associated with Nelson Dikes. Reservoir sedimentation surveys typically contain a survey report, area-capacity (ACAP) table, and geospatial data.
Generation Effort Reservoir Sedimentation Surveys
Themes Infrastructure and Assets
Tags Reservoir Sedimentation, Reservoir Survey, Area Capacity
Reclamation Project
Reclamation Program

Location Information

Location Description The Nelson Reservoir, located 19 miles northeast of Malta, Montana, provides off-stream storage for irrigation of Malta Division lands in the Saco and Hinsdale areas. Nelson Reservoir is impounded by the Nelson Dikes.
Location Tags Missouri River Basin, Nelson Reservoir, Nelson Dikes
Location Parent
State(s) Montana
Unified Region(s) Missouri Basin
Timezone MT
Elevation 2,232 ft
Vertical Datum NAVD88
Coordinates (lat, long) See Location Details
Horizontal Datum WGS84