Elderberry Forebay Dam
|Elderberry Forebay Dam|
|Location||Los Angeles County, California|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Earthfill|
|Height||179 ft (55 m)|
|Length||1,935 ft (590 m)|
|Elevation at crest||1,550 ft (470 m)|
|Width (base)||25 ft (7.6 m)|
|Dam volume||5,896,950 cu yd (4,508,540 m3)|
|Total capacity||28,400 acre·ft (0.0350 km3)|
|Catchment area||81.6 sq mi (211 km2)|
|Surface area||450 acres (180 ha)|
|Normal elevation||1,519 ft (463 m)|
Elderberry Forebay Dam is a dam located in Los Angeles County, California, which partitions Elderberry Forebay from Castaic Lake. The dam was built in 1974 as part of the California State Water Project. The dam's forebay serves a storage reservoir for Castaic Power Plant, a pumped-storage hydroelectricity generation facility.
- "Elderberry Forebay 6-049 Dam". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Dams Within the Jurisdiction of the State of California (A-G)". California Department of Water Resources, Division of Safety of Dams. Retrieved November 1, 2013.
- "Elderberry Forebay". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Castaic Lake". California Department of Water Resources. Retrieved November 1, 2013.