Located near the community of Easton in the Cascade Mountains, the Easton Diversion Dam is an important part of regional water supply. The dam is easily accessible from Interstate 90 in the vicinity of Snoqualmie Pass and you will love the area if you have never seen it before.
Fun Facts About Easton Diversion Dam
-Construction began on the original Easton Diversion Dam in 1928 and was finished in 1929.
-Easton Diversion Dam is a concrete gravity ogee weir, movable crest style dam.
-Easton Diversion Dam is 66 feet high.
-Easton Diversion Dam is 248 feet long.
-Easton Diversion Dam contains just over 5,800 cubic yards of concrete.
-Easton Diversion Dam sits within Kittitas County.
-The water backed up behind Easton Diversion Dam is known as Lake Easton.