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Taunton, Minnesota
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 2006

Alta Vista TWP 36 Dam is an earth dam built on the Yellow Medicine River-Tr and is located in Taunton, Minnesota. It was built in 2006 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Alta Vista TWP 36 Dam
Taunton, Minnesota, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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County of Lincoln
Owner
Local government

Alta Vista TWP 36 Dam is owned by the local government.

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2006
Completed
Yellow Medicine River-Tr
River built on
Alta Vista TWP 36 Dam was built in 2006.
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Summary
Dam height 32 feet
Max storage 655 acre feet
Surface area 1 acres
Drainage area 8 square miles
32 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.

655 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.

1 acres
Surface area

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

8 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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Significant
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.

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.

3/12/2015
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 4 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 4
Latitude 44
Longitude -96
NID ID (National ID) MN01414

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