Dams Under State Jurisdiction – CAL DSOD

Dams that fall under State jurisdiction are subject to: Statutes and Regulations Pertaining to Supervision of Dams and Reservoirsby the California Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD).  Dam height (in feet) is measured from the downstream toe to the maximum storage elevation/spillway. Storage capacity is in the units of acre-feet.


Division of Safety of Dams.

1 foot (ft) = 0.3048 meters (m), 1 acre-foot (ac-ft) = 1233.5 cubic meters (m^3)

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