Exchequer Dam

ClientMerced Irrigation District
LocationMariposa County, CA
DisciplinesLand Surveying

O’Dell Engineering, a Westwood company was retained by the Merced Irrigation District (MID) to provide survey support for the Exchequer Hydroelectric project. Services include establishing permanent dam monitoring control points with California State Plane Coordinate values, performing regular settlement and deflection surveys of the dam’s crest and face for MID and the Division of Safety of Dams, performing a high definition laser scan of the downstream side of the dam and abutments, and topographic surveys for slope protection and design.