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MT. Sterling, Pennsylvania
Privately owned

Acid Mine Water Pond Dam is an earth dam located in MT. Sterling, Pennsylvania. It was built .

The dam is privately owned by Consolidation Coal Company. It is also known as Holding Pond No. 5;Mine Water Pond No. 5.

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Acid Mine Water Pond Dam
MT. Sterling, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Consolidation Coal Company
Owner
Private

Acid Mine Water Pond Dam is privately owned by Consolidation Coal Company.

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Summary
Dam length 500 feet
Dam height 45 feet
Max storage 15 acre feet
500 feet
Dam length

Length of the dam is defined as the length along the top of the dam. This also includes the spillway, powerplant, navigation lock, fish pass, etc., where these form part of the length of the dam. If detached from the dam, these structures should not be included.

45 feet
Dam height

Height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance between the lowest point on the crest of the dam and the lowest point in the original streambed.

15 acre feet
Max storage

Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.

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Low
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the low hazard potential classification are those where failure or misoperation results in no probable loss of human life and low economic and/or environ-mental losses. Losses are principally limited to the owner’s property.

Not required
Emergency action plan

An emergency action plan is defined as a plan of action to be taken to reduce the potential for property damage and loss of life in an area affected by a dam failure or large flood.

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Also known as Holding Pond No. 5;Mine Water Pond No. 5
Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 39
Longitude -79
NID ID (National ID) PA83537

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