- Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara, CA
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Dams
- New Deal Agencies:
- US Forest Service (USFS), Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
- Quality of Information:
- Very Good
- Site Survival:
The Mono Debris Dam was Built by CCC Co. 2928, Camp Mono, in Los Padres National Forest CA, in the vicinity of Santa Barbara.
This debris retention dam was built to protect the Gibraltar Reservoir from sedimentation. Gibraltar Reservoir, on the Santa Ynez River is a major source of municipal water supply for the City of Santa Barbara.
"CCC Observes Eight Anniversary," Fresno Bee, April 3, 1941, p. 10.
"A monument in concrete to CCC labor is the Mono Dam in the Los Padres National Forest, constructed entirely by CCC boys."
"CCC at Mono" (film)
Site originally submitted by Douglas Dodd on June 3, 2023.
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