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Grafton, Illinois
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1957

Airstrip Reservoir Dam is an earth dam built on the Trib Distillery Hollow River and is located in Grafton, Illinois. It was built in 1957 and modified in 1997 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Mary Albert-Fritz. It is also known as Airstrip Reservoir.

Location
Airstrip Reservoir Dam
Grafton, Illinois, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Mary Albert-Fritz
Owner
Private

Airstrip Reservoir Dam is privately owned by Mary Albert-Fritz.

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1957
Completed
1997
Modified
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Trib Distillery Hollow River
River built on
Airstrip Reservoir Dam was built in 1957 and modified in 1997.
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Summary
Dam length 500 feet
Dam height 55 feet
Max discharge 18 cubic feet per second
Max storage 170 acre feet
Normal storage 128 acre feet
Surface area 7 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
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.

55 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.

18 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

170 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.

128 acre feet
Normal storage

Normal storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the normal retention level, including dead and inactive storage and excluding any flood control or surcharge storage. For normally dry flood control dams, the normal storage will be a zero value.

7 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

0 square miles
Drainage area

Drainage area of the dam, in square miles, which is defined as the area that drains to a particular point (in this case, the dam) on a river or stream.

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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

Has emergency action plan
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.

11/21/2014
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Also known as Airstrip Reservoir
Latitude 38
Longitude -90
NID ID (National ID) IL00665

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