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Toltec Reservoir Watershed Protection Structure

Albany County, Wyoming

Laramie Field Office

This floodwater retarding structure was installed under the PL-566 Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program.  Project sponsors included the Laramie Rivers Conservation District and the Toltec Watershed Improvement District.  This is a multi-purpose dam for flood protection, agricultural water supply, and recreation.  The watershed is approximately 235 square miles.  The project was completed in 1985 at a cost of approximately $1,507,400.  The following photographs were taken in July of 2002.

Photographs After Construction 

Upstream Face of Principal Spillway
Upstream Face of Dam
& Principal Spillway

Principal Spillway Inlet
Principal Spillway 
Box Inlet

Principal Spillway Apron
Principal Spillway Apron

Catwalk over Principal Spillway Structure
Catwalk over Principal
Spillway Structure

Principal Spillway Outlet Channel
Principal Spillway
Outlet Channel

Principal Spillway
Principal Spillway

Principal Spillway Box Inlet
Principal Spillway Box
Inlet

Principal Spillway Apron
Principal Spillway Apron

Drawdown Outlet Structure and Flume
Drawdown Outlet
Structure and Flume

Parshall Flume
Parshall Flume

Concrete Impact Basin
Concrete Impact Basin

Top of Dam
Top of Dam

Upstream Face of Dam
Upstream Face of Dam

Downstream Face of Dam
Downstream Face of
Dam

Downstream Face of Dam
Downstream Face of
Dam

Drawdown Control Gate Housing
Drawdown Control Gate
Housing

Auxillary Spillway
Auxillary Spillway

Auxillary Spillway Outlet
Auxillary Spillway Outlet


Upstream Panoramic View

Upstream Panoramic View